Future arable research priorities for organic farmers
Report of Conference session:at 8th Organic producers’ Conference: Intensive sustainability or sustainable intensification – which way forward for organic farming?
Implementation Action Plan for organic food and farming research
By Susanne Padel et al (2010) addresses how to approach, carry out and follow up the research proposed for the best possible effect and completes the trilogy of key documents. It also takes the first steps towards outlining how organic sector research can contribute to Europe’s progress during the period of the EC’s 8th Framework Programme.
Stakeholders issues and aspirations to inform future public funded research in organic farming (OF0350)
In 2005 Defra commissioned a study to identify and analyse issues and aspirations that organic stakeholders felt should be addressed by publicly funded organic food and farming research in the UK. A series of 12 workshops were undertaken throughout the UK, attended by nearly 300 stakeholders. These workshops used participatory approaches to identify and record the most important issues and aspirations from those attending.