Proposals for research
The CORE Organic pilot call for transnational research in organic food and farming resulted in 37 proposals adding up to a total value of app. 35 million €. Many proposals comes from consortia with participants from several member countries.
More about the proposals
Evaluation and selection
Nine international recognized experts are now evaluating the research proposals; three experts for each of the three topics mentioned in the pilot call. Following the scientific evaluation, a selection procedure is carried out.
The process is explained in this article
Current topics in partner countries
Several new research projects initiated
National call for research and development projects
Evaluation of organic farming research
Book on organic research 2000 - 2005
Strategy work to strengthen organic markets
National website for Organic Farming
New project on Low-Input Grazing Systems
Activity report from organic research
New EU research framework
Several EU supported research projects in organic food and farming has been finalized in 2007, but there is hope for new funding possibilities, as the European Parliament has adopted proposals for the "Seventh Research Framework Programme" (FP7).
More news about EU research
New Norwegian research
In Norway, research on organic food and farming is integrated in the general programmes in food and agriculture, and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) recently decided to fund four new OFF projects. The new projects are briefly presented.
National German call
In August 2006 the German Federal Organic Farming Scheme BÖL published a national call for research and development projects in organic food and farming. See how it went