Organic in Croatia: plenty of room for improvement

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Unfortunately, “Croatia belongs to the group of rare countries where organic agriculture is underdeveloped”, according to the group of authors from the University of Zagreb’s Faculty of Agronomy and the “Marko Marulić” Academy in Knin.

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Organic food and farming in France

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Today about 4% of the utilised agricultural area (UAA) is cultivated using organic methods and 5% of the farm are organic in France. The number of French organic farmers exceeds 25 000 on the first semester 2013.

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Organic Agriculture in Lithuania

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In May of 2014 Lithuania will celebrate 10 years in EU. These 10 years was extremely important for organic sector and as for all development in Lithuania in general. Organic land area grew around 9 times, from ~17 000I ha to ~152 000II ha in 9 years.

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Five stars for volunteering at the organic agriculture sector

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We are the five volunteers that moved from five European Union’s countries to its capital, Brussels, to take part in the European Voluntary Service. Coming from Croatia, France, Greece, Lithuania and Spain to help organic food and farming position itself properly within the EU regulation and to promote the green, eco-friendly and sustainable nature of this agricultural sector.

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