AGROforestry and MIXed farming systems — Participatory research to drive the transition to a resilient and efficient land use in Europe (AGROMIX)
Reviewing of international approaches to organic regulations and labelling - production, economic and market access implications for UK
The project will help to provide an evidence base for future policy direction of organic agriculture in the UK following EU exit as well as exploring the issues surrounding the potential implications of introducing an independent organic labelling system.
Organic Farmer Consumer Partnership: How to successfully communicate ethical values
This project investigates marketing and communication strategies by which organic farmers try to include higher ethical values in their production, looking at which have proved most promising from the consumers’ view point in different countries.
CEreal REnaissance in Rural Europe: embedding diversity in organic and low-input food systems
The project will promote innovation through diversity-based ‘alternative’ cereal food systems in Europe through knowledge exchange and communities of practice adopting a bottom-up approach in multi-actor network.
Transitions to agroecological systems: Farmers’ viewpoints
A study of the motivations, attitudes and experiences of farmers who have adopted agroecological farming, based on in-depth interviews with 14 farmers in England, Scotland and Wales and compared with two relevant models
Distribution of the added value of the organic food chain
The study aims to identify and analyse the distribution of added value in the organic supply chain in the European Union.
The Role of Agroecology in Sustainable Intensification
Report on on the contribution that agro-ecological systems and strategies can make to sustainable intensification in the UK and European context.
Evaluation of the EU legislation on organic farming
The aim is to evaluate Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 (Organic products) and implementing rules with respect to achieving its objectives and side effects, considering rules on organic production, control, labelling and trade with Third Countries.