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ICROFS Research

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

The International Board of ICROFS


The centre's many activities are managed by a board consisting of eleven members appointed by the Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries


Read about the duties of the international board...

Get the General provisions of ICROFS


Members of the International Board of ICROFS


Mette Wier, Associate dean for research (chairwoman)

University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Social Sciences

Øster Farimagsgade 5, Opg. B, DK-1353 Copenhagen, Denmark
Phn.: +45 35 35 69 38
E-mail: mwi@samf.ku.dk


Professor Roberto Ugas, World Board Member, IFOAM

Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Peru

E-mail: rugas@lamolina.edu.pe

Bernard Hubert, professor

Professor, EHESS (Advanced School for the Social Sciences)

President, Agropolis International, Montpellier

Senior scientist, INRA (National Institute for Agricultural Research)

E-mail: Bernard.Hubert@avignon.inra.fr


Louise E. Jackson, professor
UC Davis, University of California, USA
E-mail: lejackson@ucdavis.edu


Mwatima Juma, IFAD field officer
IFAD, Tanzania
E-mail: m.juma@ifad.org


Xia Zhaogang, Vice Director

China Organic Food Certification Center, PR China

E-mail: zhgxia@163.com


Per Kølster,

Organic Denmark, Denmark
E-mail: pk@okologi.dk


Kirsten Lund Jensen, Head of Organic Department
Danish Agriculture and Food Council, Denmark
E-mail: kil@lf.dk


Erik Steen Kristensen, Head of Department

Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Foulum, Denmark

E-mail: ErikSteen.Kristensen@agrsci.dk


Lotte Holm, professor

Dept. of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
E-mail: loho@ifro.ku.dk


Anders Permin, Deputy Director

National Food Institute, DTU Food, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

E-mail: aper@food.dtu.dk


Anders Christiansen, team leader (observer)
The Danish AgriFish Agency, Denmark

E-mail: anch@naturerhverv.dk


Niels Halberg (director of ICROFS) and Lise Andreasen (international coordinator)
P.O. Box 50, DK-8830 Tjele, Denmark
Phn.: +45 87 15 80 37 / 87 15 77 04




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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