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    Evaluation of the EU legislation on organic farming - Agricultu...

    30 Jan 2015 -
    Agriculture and rural development Language en Evaluation Evaluation of the EU legislation on organic farming Final report, November 2013 - This evaluation, financed by the European Commission, was carried out by Thünen Institute of Farm Economics. The conclusions, recommendations and opinions presented in this report reflect the opinion of the consultants and do not necessarily reflect the opinion
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    External study: "Use and efficiency of public support measures ...

    30 Jan 2015 -
    Agriculture and rural development Language en External studies External study: "Use and efficiency of public support measures addressing organic farming" Final report - November 2011   This study, financed by the European Commission, was carried out by the Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institut (vTI) – Institute of Farm Economics. The conclusions, recommendations and opinions presented in this report
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    External study: "Impacts of Renewable Energy on European Farmer...

    30 Jan 2015 -
    Agriculture and rural development Language en External studies External study: "Impacts of Renewable Energy on European Farmers" Final report - December 2011   This study, financed by the European Commission, was carried out by a consortium lead by Alterra – Stichting DLO. The conclusions, recommendations and opinions presented in this report reflect the opinion of the consultant and do not necessarily
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    Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN) - Agriculture and rural de...

    19 Feb 2015 -
    the total agricultural production. The methodology applied aims to provide representative data along three dimensions: region, economic size and type of farming. After their validation, aggregated yearly data are made available in the online public database, and analyses and reports based on FADN data are published on the FADN website.   Some of the latest publications based on FADN data Short economic
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    toc_en

    24 Jan 2014 -
    Landbaugesetz German Organic Farming Law X List of Abbreviations PGI Protected Geographical Indication PGO Protected Designation of Origin RDP Rural Development Programme REFIT Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme SAU SCOF Standing Committee of Organic Farming SKAL (Company name of a Dutch inspection body for organic production) SMEs Small and Medium Sized Enterprises UAA Utilisable Agricultural
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    exec_sum_en

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    farming. EU organic farming legislation and its development The current organic farming legislation describes the underlying objectives and principles of organic agriculture and sets organic production requirements. Thus, the legislation provides a legal definition of organic farming and formulates certain objectives with respect to environmental protection, the preservation of natural resources (including
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    PART C

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    regard to demand for organic food. The total value of the EU-27 organic market was approximately 19.7 billion EUR in 2011. Not surprisingly, from a global perspective, the EU organic farming sector is a key player with a share of 26 % in the global organic area and the second largest market for organic food in the world. The first EU legislation on organic farming, Council Regulation (EEC) 2092/91
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    chap11_en

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    Chapter 11 Simplified administration and management of the organic farming legislation 11.1 Introduction Evaluation Question 6 To what extent has the current legislative framework for organic farming contributed to achieving a simplified administration and management of the legislative measures applied to the organic sector as compared to the legal framework applicable before 2009? In answering this
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    classified themselves as non-organic consumers, which have much little understanding of the organic farming concept than consumers buying organic food. Comparing the high share of correct answers regarding the concept of organic farming with observed market shares of organic food of only a few percentages (see Schaack et al., 2013), one may argue that many consumers do not buy organic food although
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    Chapter 9

    24 Jan 2014 -
    is a common and high risk. Organic production of banana, tea and coffee in third countries is often based on ‘organic farming by neglect’ (organic tea) or ‘organic farming by replacement of inputs’ (organic banana, organic soybean). ‘Organic farming by neglect’ describes a production system based on the non-use of prohibited inputs, but without implementing supportive techniques, e.g. to