Posted on May 14th, 2013 | 0 comments
The IFOAM EU Group, in cooperation with the Lithuanian EU Council Presidency and the organic sector in Lithuania, have announced the 7th European Organic Congress in Vilnius, Lithuania, 2-4 July 2013.
Shaping Europe’s Organic Future Together: Making an impact on the EU organic legal framework within the future CAP
2013 will be a key year for organic farming. The European Commission...
Posted on May 10th, 2013 | 0 comments
The European Commission published on April 30th, 2013 the new implementing regulation (EU) 392/2013 which affects the Organic Control System in the European Union. The new implementing regulation inserts new elements in the control system aiming at further securing the efficiency of controls and the organic integrity of the certified products. The most significant changes can be summarized to the...
Posted on Apr 23rd, 2013 | 0 comments
EFET (Hellenic Food Authority) organizes a Workshop on:
“Innovation and entrepreneurship in food production: quality – safety – environment”
The event will take place in Athens (Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel), on Friday April 26th, 2013. Deadline for applications April 23rd, 2013.
DS Consulting participates in the event with Dimitris Sotiropoulos as a speaker,...
Posted on Jan 22nd, 2013 | 0 comments
Organic farming and production play a significant economic role in the EU’s agricultural landscape. They can provide a market-oriented alternative for agricultural producers wishing to respond to the increasing demand for high-quality, eco-friendly products.
Under the Common Agricultural Policy, organic production is supported by European financial support, policies and laws. This approach...
Posted on Jan 16th, 2013 | 0 comments
Changing climate patterns have already begun to have considerable impact on agricultural production in many regions. In the near future, shifts in local climatic conditions and the frequency of extreme weather events such as droughts and floods are expected to occur even more frequently, with potentially devastating effects for agricultural yields. Strategies need to be developed to make our food...