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Data network for better European organic market information (OrganicDataNetwork)

The project "Data network for better European organic market information" (OrganicDataNetwork) aims to increase the transparency of the European organic food market through better availability of market intelligence about the sector to meet the needs of policy makers and actors involved in organic markets.

It is funded under the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union and runs from 2012 to 2014.


Project news, news from the project partners, and news related to data collection in organic agriculture in general.

Workshop participants

OrganicDataNetwork: discussion with market researchers and representatives of official agencies


The second European Workshop on “finding practical solutions to current organic market data... read more


October 15, 2014: Workshop on organic market data collection and publication procedures in Istanbul, Turkey


In the morning of October 15, the third day of the Organic World Congress (www.OWC2014.org) in... read more

Info graph

UK: Soil Association 2014 Organic Market Report reveals growth in organic sales for the first time in four years


The Soil Association’s annual Organic Market Report reveals that the organic sector has seen growth... read more


New organic market reports from Germany and the UK


Two market reports that involved input from the OrganicDataNetwork project have been published read more


UK: Results of the producer survey now online


The Organic Research Centre Elm Farm (ORC) has now published a report based on the producer survey... read more

OrganicDataNetwork presents results


Press release of the OrganicDataNetwork project  read more

Pie Chart

Germany: New study on imports of organic products


Since 2009/2010, the import volumes to Germany have increased for many arable crops and dairy ... read more

Estonia: Organic agricultural area continues to grow


Recently the 2013 edition of yearbook "Organic farming in Estonia" was published by the Estonian... read more

OrganicDataNetwork mentioned in the new European Action Plan for Organic Food and Farming


The new action plan, which was launched on March 25, 2014, the OrganicDataNetwork project is... read more

Cover "Chiffres Cles", edition 2013

France: Market for organic products is expected to have reached 4.5 billion euros in 2013


In 2013, the French organic market reached continued to grow. According to the OrganicDataNetwork... read more

Third issue of the OrganicDataNetwork newsletter


The 3rd issue of the OrganicDataNetwork newsletter contains some important news about progress made... read more

OrganicDataNetwork statement on data collection and EU regulation


Recently the OrganicDataNetwork project issued its statement on data collection and made a number... read more

Cover facts and figures

New report from the European Commission: Facts and figures on organic agriculture in the European Union


Report on the status of organic farming in Europe 2011, prepared by the Directorate General of... read more

OrganicDataNetwork: Key facts

Data network for better European organic market information (OrganicDataNetwork)

Funding: 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development of the European Union
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Project call identifier:
Project number: 289376
Duration: 2012-2014
Project leader: Prof. Dr. Raffaele Zanoli, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
URL www.organicdatanetwork.net


October 13-15, 2014: IFOAM Organic World Congress in Istanbul, Turkey

13.10.2014 to 15.10.2014
Location: Istanbul, Turkey

October 15, 2014: Workshop on organic market data collection and publication procedures in Istanbul, Turkey

Location: Yeditepe University in Istanbul