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Researchers on one of the farmer’s cow units

2015.11.23 | Research

Organic conversion is still a challenge to East African farmers

Lack of organic feeds and livestock diseases are the main obstacles to conversion to organic livestock production in East Africa, two ProGroV studies show.

2015.11.10 | Research

New publication: Organic and IPM Partnership is needed to address food production challenges

A new publication, "Organic Agriculture and Integrated Pest Management: Synergistic Partnership Needed to Improve the Sustainability of Agriculture and Food Systems", details the challenges, opportunities for collaborative pursuit of solutions, and recommends institutional and policy reforms to accelerate progress.

2015.10.20 | Events

ProGrOV: Fruitful 'write-shop' at the 5th Project Training and Project Meeting, September 2015

At the workshop in Morogoro at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania, PhD and Master students focused on scientific and popular write-ups that will be published and disseminated in different platforms.

2015.10.15 | Research

HealthyHens ready with advice for organic egg producers

The results of the project HealthyHens have been summarised into recommendations within four essential areas: Prevention of intestinal worms, of feather and injurious pecking, of foot problems and keel bone deviations and, finally, optimisation of the use of outdoor areas.

2015.10.12 | Events

Great public interest at ISOFAR 2015 Goesan International Organic Expo

Within half of its opening time the Expo was visited by more than 1.1 million guests. The opening ceremony was honoured by the welcoming addresses of authorities i.e. the Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, and the Prime Minister of Korea, Mr. Hwan.

The raspberry beetle

2015.10.12 | Research

Better traps for pest insects in organic berry production

During the past three years, researchers in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, the UK, Switzerland and Latvia have joined forces to make control measures against pest insects more efficient.



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