LINKS & RESOURCES
Organic Eprints is an international open access archive for papers and projects related to research in organic food and farming. The archive contains full-text papers in electronic form together with bibliographic information, abstracts and other metadata. It also offers information on organisations, projects and facilities in the context of organic farming research.
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) - IFOAM's mission is leading, uniting and assisting the organic movement in its full diversity. Our goal is the worldwide adoption of ecologically, socially and economically sound systems that are based on the principles of Organic Agriculture.
Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
Initiated in 2001, the objective of the MA was to assess the consequences of ecosystem change for human well-being and the scientific basis for action needed to enhance the conservation and sustainable use of those systems and their contribution to human well-being.
Organic Pathways is a New Zealand guide to organic food, organic products and services, organic gardening and to everything else you need to know about organics in New Zealand.
Organic Dairy Producers Group
Promotes organic dairy farming as a viable sustainable way of farming, financially, environmentally and personally.
Contact: Ray & Jenny Ridings (Email)
Organic Food Quality and Health
The International Research Association for Organic Food Quality and Health (FQH) aims to establish a network of research institutions that specialize in the background of organic food and its effects on human health.
Elm Farm Research Centre
The business of The Organic Research Centre, Elm Farm is to develop and support sustainable land-use, agriculture and food systems, primarily within local economies, which build on organic principles to ensure the health and well-being of soil, plant, animal, man and his environment.
The Louis Bolk Instituut
The Louis Bolk Institute is the natural source of knowledge to encourage scientific research and provide new insight into organic and sustainable agriculture, nutrition and health care. We have been pioneers in this area since 1976, seeking new paths in research.
The Swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture
The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL Switzerland, FiBL Germany and FiBL Austria are centres for research and consultancy on organic agriculture.
The International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR) promotes and supports research in all areas of Organic Agriculture by facilitating global co-operation in research, methodological development, education and knowledge exchange; supporting individual researchers through membership services, publications and events and integrating stakeholders in the research process.
The National Centre for Sustainability (NCS)
Provides educational leadership and work in partnership with industry, government and the community to undertake program delivery, resource development, project work and applied research, to support the development of sustainable practices.
international Assessment of Agriculture and Technology for Development
The IAASTD is composed of one Global Assessment and five Sub-global Assessments, which will use the same basic framework as the Global Assessment, i.e., the impacts of AKST on hunger, poverty, nutrition, human health, and environmental and social sustainability in relation to both the past and the future.
Organic Federation of Australia
The Organic Federation of Australia (OFA) works in co-operation with all sectors of industry and government to develop the Australian Organic Industry from a niche industry into a major component of Australian agriculture and deliver benefits to consumers, producers and the Australian environment.
Organics Aotearoa New Zealand
Organics Aotearoa New Zealand is the unified voice of the New Zealand organic sector. We bring people together to help grow a vibrant, sustainable organic future.
ECO LANDUSE SYSTEMS
Research papers and reports available free on-line on different aspects of organic agriculture, with an emphasis on Australia. Topics include production economics, marketing, trade, research benefits and environment impacts.