Vision & mission

Vision and core values

ICROFS’ vision is to contribute to the development of a sustainable food systems based on the organic philosophy and the organic principles. ICROFS contributes with new knowledge, which supports reliability, innovation and development of organic farming and food systems.

Mission

ICROFS’ mission is to coordinate, execute and disseminate strategic and application-oriented research of high quality, which contributes to the development of a sustainable, market-driven and competitive Danish organic sector.

Activities

The purpose of ICROFS' activities is to further develop a market-driven and competitive Danish organic sector through advancement and dissemination of research based knowledge of high international standard.   

The center was established by the Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark to handle a series of tasks:

  • Provide research results, which can contribute to advancement of organic farming and food systems.
  • Coordinate, administrate and implement strategic and user-oriented research of high quality within organic farming and food systems focusing on both a national and international level.
  • Contribute to the development of organic farming and food systems with the purpose of improving the possibilities of converting from conventional to organic production and contribute to a general advancement of sustainable farming and food systems.
  • Contribute to the development and dissemination of organic farming and food systems as an implement to achieve important goals for our society in relation to environment, climate, nature, animal welfare, and regional development.