ICROFS International Centre for Research in Organic Food systems
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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


Duties of the International Board

As described ICROFS' general provisions, the International Board have duties including:

  • Developing and evaluating the centre's vision and strategy on the basis of analyses of Danish and international developments and needs in organic food systems.
  • Specifying the objectives for the organic research in dialogue with the Danish Advisory Committee for Food Research and the Danish Advisory Board on Organic Food and Agriculture.
  • Working actively to support the realization of the centre's strategy through the establishment of national and international contacts between the Centre and relevant partners, funding bodies and users.
  • Approving working programme, budget and accounts relating to the activities of the centre management and the sentre secretariat in accordance with the economic and administrative framework agreed with the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences/ University of Aarhus (DJF/AU)
  • Issuing recommendations on new national research projects and programmes, as well as on contin-ued funding and/or adjustment of existing research programmes to the Danish Advisory Committee for Food Research on the basis of recommendations from the Programme Committee.
  • Issuing recommendations on ICROFS's participation in major national and international projects.
  • Providing coordination of the centre's activities with other relevant research activities through dialogue with the Danish Advisory Board on Organic Food and Agriculture and the Danish Advisory Committee for Food Research
  • Exercising authority to appoint technical committees.





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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