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November 11, 2014: Meeting "Countering Climate Change with Organic Agriculture" in Brussels

(06.11.2014) 

On November 11, 2014, the meeting "Countering Climate Change with Organic Agriculture" is taking place in Brussels. It is organized by the European Union Group of the Internatiional Fedration of Organic Agriculture Movements... read more



Sixth Meeting of the Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change (RTOACC) on Sustainable Agriculture and Carbon Credits

(06.03.2014) 

Researchers and representatives of the Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change (RTOACC) met on 11th and 12th of July 2013 in Bonn at the headoffice of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements... read more



Measuring greenhouse gas emissions

Global analysis shows that organically farmed lands contribute to climate change mitigation

(07.10.2013) 

Organically farmed lands emit less nitrous oxide and take up greater amounts of atmospheric methane, thus contributing to climate change mitigation. This is the result of an evaluation of 19 comparative studies from around the... read more



Earthworm

Organic farming enhances soil carbon stocks

(17.10.2012) 

New study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) read more



New standard reference on the climate mitigation potential of organic agriculture

(02.02.2012) 

At the occasion of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, stakeholders along the organic food production chain established the Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change. The objective is to... read more



Seminar on agriculture and climate change in the European Parliament: Presentations now available

(24.10.2011) 

On October 18, 2011, the seminar "Agriculture in Times of Climate Change – Organic Farming Approaches to Face the Challenge" took place in Brussels, organized by the European Group of the International Federation... read more



October 19, 2011: Round table discussion on climate change

(10.10.2011) 

On October 19, a round table discussion between the Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change (RTOACC), the European Group of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM EU Group) and European... read more



October 18-19, 2011: 4th Meeting of the Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change (RTOACC)

(10.10.2011) 

Aims of the Meeting Updating of current activities within member institutionsDiscussing with representatives from EU commissionFuture tasks and role of RTOACC Invitees RTOACC members Registration Registration is necessary to... read more



Potential of organic farming practices to mitigate climate change - work continues

(07.09.2011) 

In 2010 three workshops of the Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change (RTOACC) took place. The documents are now available at the RTOACC website.  read more



October 18, 2011: Seminar "Agriculture in Times of Climate Change – Organic Farming Approaches to Face the Challenge" in Brussels

(03.08.2011) 

The seminar "Agriculture in times of climate change – organic farming approaches to face the challenge" will take place in Brussels on October 18.  read more



International expert workshop on applying life cycle assessment to organic agriculture held in Bari, Italy

(13.10.2010) 

The International expert workshop on 'Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) - methods, models, and databases with focus on GHG emission and sequestration potential of organic farming systems and organic food was held in Bari, Italy on... read more



Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change: Workshop and Meeting

(06.09.2010) 

An expert workshop on "Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) - methods, models, and databases with focus on GHG emissions and sequestration potential of organic farming systems and organic food" is taking place on September 21, 2010 in... read more