Organic Plus – Pathways to phase-out contentious inputs from organic agriculture in Europe
Minimising the use of contentious inputs in certified organic agriculture in Europe by providing research based decision support for actors in the organic sector, including policy makers, and thus reach the next level of the organic success story
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 Knowledge Network on Monogastric Animal Feed
The project aims to help farmers, breeders and the organic feed processing industry achieve the goal of 100% use of organic and regional feed for monogastrics
Sustainable economic and ecological grazing systems- learning from innovative practitioners
The project aims to evaluate the ecological, agronomic, economic and social impacts of the pasture fed livestock approach to grazing management and its potential as the basis of a sustainable GB-wide system.
Diversification through Rotation, Intercropping, Multiple cropping, Promoted with Actors and value-Chains Towards Sustainability
Crop diversification systems for the delivery of food, feed, industrial products and ecosystems services – from farm benefits to value-chain organisation.
Designing innovative plant teams for ecosystem resilience and agricultural sustainability
The Horizon 2020-funded DIVERSify project aims to optimise the performance of crop species mixtures (‘plant teams’) as a means to improve yield stability, reduce pest and disease damage, and enhance stress resilience in agricultural systems.
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.
LIVESEED: Boosting organic seed and plant breeding across Europe
EU H2020 research project boosting organic seed and plant breeding across Europe. 35 partners – 18 countries
Agroforestry Innovation Networks
AFINET will promote innovation in agroforestry through the development of a network, based on successful sharing of practical experiences and existing research knowledge, applied to different contexts, climates and agricultural sectors.
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