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The European Union supports organic research in Europe.



The main idea of CORE organic is to coordinate research programmes between the 21 partner countries.


TP Organics

TP Organics is a European technology platform fororganic food and farming research. Read more...


The EU research project SOLID on Sustainable Organic and Low Input Dairying runs from 2011-2016. Read more...


The EU project, VOA3R, is aimed at sharing scientific and scholarly research related to agriculture, food, and environment. Read more...



ICROFS Research

Danish R&D


Organic RDD 2
The danish Organic Research, Development and Demonstration Programme, RDD 2, runs from 2014-2018.


Organic RDD
The Danish Organic Research, Developmnent and Demonstration Programme, ran from 2011-2013.

The research programme DARCOF III ran in 2006- 2010 and consisted of 15 individual projects.



Cow - ICROFS International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems


Lise Andreasen

International Coordinator


Activity areas:

International collaborative activities

Strategy development

Assistance to the board






Foulum, P.O. Box 50
DK-8830 Tjele



Lise Andreasen, ICROFS



Lise Andreasen

MSc agronomy, MSc applied environmental economics



Phn: +45 87 15 77 04

Lise is International Coordinator at ICROFS and Assistant to the International Board since October 2008. Her responsibilities relate to international activities outside Europe as well as provision of support to the Board and related administrative tasks.


Tasks include

  • development of a strategy for ICROFS' international activities as well as participation in its implementation
  • establishment of collaboration with relevant international organizations and partners outside Europe and contact to potential donors and development programmes
  • preparation of trans-national research activities and project applications where ICROFS will play an active role
  • organisational and administrative support to international organic and agro-ecological research projects
  • development of cooperation with research organizations, stakeholders and donors regarding identification of international organic research needs. Another important task is to prepare and participate in the implementation of a strategy for dissemination of knowledge from via ICROFS to the developing countries.

    Previous professional experience

    Lise has previously been employed as International Project Adviser at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences (DJF) of the University of Aarhus with focus on the EU's Framework Programmes for research. In addition she has more than 10 year of professional experience from Africa, Asia and Europe within the fields of farming systems analysis, participatory natural resource management, environmental impact assessments and management systems development. She has furthermore extensive experience in project administration and monitoring; and project development, formulation and evaluation.


    Educational background

    Lise is a trained agronomist and besides her M.Sc. in Agriculture from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University in Copenhagen also holds a M.Sc. in Applied Environmental Economics from Wye College, University of London and a B.Sc. in International Business Administration from the Aarhus School of Business, University of Aarhus.






    Organic Eprints

    Since 2002, the Centre has developed and open-access archive for research papers in organic agriculture, Organic Eprints. And in 2003, the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, FiBL, joined the project as an international partner. Organic Eprints has more than 4,000 visits a day (www.orgprints.org).


    European cooperation
    ICROFS coordinates European trans-national research concerned with organic food and farming systems under the headline of Core Organic. Moreover, ICROFS is actively involved in a European research project on improving the organic certification system


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