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    Economic impacts

    29 Apr 2015 -
    quality of flowers so that they would be more attractive to bees than usually). The Finnish Union of Organic Farming: Farmers cultivating conventional crops; The discussion on GMOs has often been mainly associated with organic production, even if the threats involved concern conventional farming very much in the same way. As a result of GMO cultivation the conventional farmers also lose the opportunity
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    nap_belgium_en

    18 Feb 2014 -
    16: Organic farming in Wallonia Organic farming represented approximately 55,000 ha in crop surface area in 2012 (i.e. + 9.3% versus 2011 and 7.6% of Walloon UAA). This same figure was a mere 16,872 ha in 2000. In parallel, the number of organic farms rose from 435 in 2000 to 1090 in 2012 (+ 11.2% versus 2011). Organic farming in Wallonia mainly involves grasslands (85%) and field crops (12%) while
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    plant_gmo_reports-studies_at_impacts_en

    29 Apr 2015 -
    vertical cooperation between direct selling activities, catering and tourism.63 Organic agriculture has been supported by national funding since 1991 with the number of organic farmers continuously growing ever since (see Figure 5). Figure 5: Number of organic farms in Austria from 1995 to 2009. Source: Lebensministerium 2010. Organic Farming Action Programmes support such expansion, e.g. aiming to
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    Ntional action plan to reduce the risk associated with the use ...

    05 Sep 2013 -
    products. Detailed rules for management of organic methods are determined by the law of 25 June 2009 on organic farming (Dz.U. No. 116, item 975) and Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 of 28 June 2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91 (OJ L 189, 20.07.2007, p.1, as amended). The objectives for the further development of organic farming
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    nap_sweden_en

    17 Sep 2013 -
    Helping to ensure that research into organic farming promotes the development of agriculture as a whole. ? Encouraging a dialogue between researchers and society about organic farming and ensuring that research results are made available quickly. ? Contributing to increased international collaboration on research into organic farming. ? Coordinating and initiating training about organic agriculture
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    Economic impacts

    29 Apr 2015 -
    Benbrook, 2009)6. - possible loss of income in the “organicfarming sector and occasionally also in “conventional” owing to product contamination by GM crop. - farmers' production costs; Available information indicated that cultivation of GMOs could have an impact on farmers’ production costs. - reduction of farm production cost linked with reduced e.g. pesticide use (Brookes and Barfoot,
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    Microsoft Word - Staff working paper

    14 Apr 2011 -
    attitude, attitude of business representatives) 1 This compilation was prepared by the Commission on the basis of the information provided by Lithuania, and was validated by Lithuania. 2 Source: Commission report published on 2 April 2009 on the coexistence of genetically modified crops with conventional and organic farming (http:/ec.europa.eu/agriculture/gmo/coexistence/index_en.htm). 3 Source: idem
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    87595/2012-MZE-17221

    28 Jan 2013 -
    and recycling. In the CR there is also national legislation for organic farming (Act No. 242/2000 Coll., on Organic Farming and on the Amendment to Act No. 368/1992 Coll., on Administrative Fees, as amended, and Decree No. 16/2006 Coll., which implements certain provisions of the Act on Organic Farming, as amended) and developmental support tools have been set. Organic farmers are supported by the state
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    ITABTheTechnicalInstituteforOrganicFarminginFrance

    05 Aug 2011 -
    sppm p.1 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 What is the name of your organisation? ITAB (The Technical Institute for Organic Farming in France) 1.2 What stakeholder group does your organisation belong to? Other 1.2.1 Please specify Organisation operating on national level 1.3 Please write down the address (postal, e-mail, telephone, fax and web page if available) of your organisation ITAB 149 rue de Bercy 75595 Paris
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    Microsoft Word - mimeattach3454

    29 Apr 2015 -
    organic, but not yet for GMO seeds. • Farms managed according to organic farming criteria tend to be small-structured. In the event of GMO cultivation on bordering areas under cultivation, problems are inevitable. The cultivation of GMOs for commercial purposes would threaten the existence of seed producers practising organic farming. Has GMO cultivation an impact regarding the following topics? If