EU Rural Review: Organic Farming

Organic Farming in the EU today

organic farmingIssue 18 (may 2014) of the EU Rural Review provides an overview of organic farming as it is practised today. It highlights the value of the organic approach to agriculture, the rural economy and its wider societal and environmental benefits. It also provides real insight into the evolving European policy landscape – including a detailed profile of the European Commission’s Action Plan on the Future of Organic Production in Europe – and the course it is setting for the future of the sector.

At its core, the organic sector is about the production of fresh, tasty and authentic food that respects nature. And with the sector recording average annual growth in turnover of 8% since 2008, this simple idea has firmly taken root and is thriving in Europe…

The EU Rural Review is a thematic magazine, with topics and insights relevant to all ENRD stakeholders. It addresses the most up-to-date topics in EU rural development policy and provides with plenty of useful examples on how it is being implemented across the whole EU .The magazine is available in six languages (DE, EN, ES, FR, IT, PL) and both in print and PDF format.
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