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Creating incentives for farmers to use organic seed

{Tool} Creating incentives for farmers to use organic seed. Creator(s): Raaijmakers, Maaike; Heining, Niels; Solfanelli, Francesco; OZTURK, Emel; Zanoli, Raffaele; Feher, Judit; Schäfer, Freya; toncea, I.; Winter, Eva; Orsini, Stefano; Ortolani, Livia; Petitti, Matteo and Bruszik, Ágnes. Issuing Organisation(s): OMKI, IFOAM, Bionext, UNIVPM, NARDI, FiBL, Rete Semi Rurali, ORC. LiveSeed Booklets, no. 6. (2020)

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Summary

Four industry-driven pilots to incentivise use of organic seed in Italy, the Netherlands, Hungary and Romania are analysed. The booklet identifies four main areas in which incentives can be offered: pre-financing of organic seed through the value chain, offering access to varieties requested by the market, expanding the range of locally adapted cultivars and improving seed quality. The case studies provide details of how the initiatives originated, what incentives were involved and their outcomes, as well as the farmers’ point of view. It provides insights for anyone interested in financing innovation in the organic seed supply chain.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Organic seeds for organic farmers
What problem does the tool address?:Adoption of organic seed by organic farmers is limited. This booklet deals with the creation of incentives for the adoption of organic seeds by farmers.
What solution does the tool offer?:The booklet analyses four case studies in different EU countries highlighting whether the incentive offered was of a socio-economic, technical or ecological nature and how it worked.
Country:Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Romania, Switzerland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type of Practice Tool:Other type of tool
Other Type:Booklet
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
seed certification
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6929
English
seed industry
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_6933
Subjects: Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland
Hungary > Hungarian Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
International Organizations > International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM > IFOAM EU Group
Italy > Other organizations
Italy > Univ. Politecnica delle Marche (prev. Univ. Ancona)
Netherlands
Romania
UK > Organic Research Centre (ORC) - Elm Farm
H2020 or FP7 Grant Agreement Number:727230
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/39801
Deposited By: Ortolani, Dr. Livia
ID Code:39801
Deposited On:09 May 2021 07:56
Last Modified:09 May 2021 20:12
Document Language:English
Status:Published

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