Various services of the Directore General for Agriculture and Rural Development participated at Biofach, the World's leading Trade Fair for Organic Food which took place in Nürnberg, Germany, 11 - 14 February 2014. Presentations were given on subjects such as the controls in organics, official facts and figures on organic agriculture in the European Union and on the promotion policy of organics in the EU.
You can find the full presentations below:
- Reinforcing assurance in organic: new supervision/control rules and accreditation guidelines as from 1 January 2014.
- 2014 BIOFACH Forum on the Future of Organic Control - How it is affected by the Commission's proposal on official agri-food chain controls.
- Facts and figures on organic agriculture in the EU.
- EU Commission Update: EU promotion policy. Hands-on: how does it work in practice?