Building a partnership between Naturland and NoCap Associazione in Italy
In Italy, poor working conditions still prevail on some farms. In order to avoid these conditions on Naturland farms, the Fair and Social team at Naturland has established a cooperation with the NGO NoCap.
On making a living income come true
Results of a research project on living income in organic farming and fair trade in Burundi
The BEATLES-Project: Increasing organic and fair production and consumption in Europe
Europe-wide, scientists, farmers and civil society representing the European food system are currently working on strategies for behavioral change towards climate-smart agriculture.
Little water, lots of flavour
The Spanish family business Citricos El Romeral defies the water shortage in the sunny region of Málaga with hierba and clever technology.
Better health and education thanks to sustainable wild fishery
Naturland certification of fisheries on Lake Victoria in Tanzania, East Africa, brings a higher quality of life to many locals. Come with us to Tanzania.
Naturland requirements on health and safety
The agricultural sector employs an estimated 1.3 billion workers worldwide, which is nearly half of the world's labour force. Agriculture is one of the three most hazardous sectors of activity if it comes to fatalities, injuries and work-related ill-health.
Draft proposal for deregulation of GMO law
The EU Commissioner for Public Health presented a draft proposal to regulate the application of new genetic modified procedures like CRISPR-CAS. The proposal is being heavily criticized for restricting consumers’ choice.
"We should all be guardians of the bees"
For years, environmental activist Leydy Pech Martín has been fighting against the cultivation of genetically modified soy and for the lives of Mexican wild bees.
Best practice in Water Management - Examples from India, Spain and Germany
On the occasion of World Water Day 2023, Naturland presents best practice examples, all of which aim to make water use in agriculture more sustainable
Reports from the field: On-farm composting
The long-time Naturland farmers Udo Rumpel and Eberhard Räder share their practical experiences in on-farm composting.
The new EU regulation: Changes for organic production and group certification
Since January 2022 a new EU regulation for organic production is in place. The article from our Naturland ICS expert Marlene Rudolph summarizes relevant changes focusing on group certification.
LaSelva in Tuscany: Naturland from the very beginning
Karl Egger moved to Tuscany in 1980 - he was looking for a way to combine growing of tasty tomatoes with something good for people and nature. He found like-minded people with whom he founded the Naturland Association. Learn more about "La Selva", a Naturland Fair Farm from the very beginning.
Organic and regenerative agriculture: a contradiction?
Regenerative agriculture is increasingly potrayed in the media as a seemingly new form of agriculture. The amazingly simple solutions and quick successes that are often proclaimed in this context are worth a closer look. A first Stock-taking from the perspective of organic farming.
Sustainable water management as part of resilient organic agriculture
As climate change progresses, the issue of sustainable water management is increasingly coming into focus. The cooperation between Naturland and BioSuisse will make it easier for organic farmers to manage water in the future. Anna Lochmann (BioSuisse) and Alexander Koch (Naturland) explain in an interview what this is all about.
Green Manure - great potential for organic farming
Green manuring is a way to achieve more sustainability in agriculture and to lower production costs at the same time. There are many reasons why this technique is worth considering for farmers worldwide. The key to success in green manuring: An intelligent combination of grasses and legumes to improve soil fertility. And this is exactly what the Naturland Academy's “Green Manure”-Seminar was about.
Canaan Fair Trade: Preserving culture and creating new perspectives
High-quality olive oil fairly marketed: As Naturland Fair partner standing for organic and fair from a single source, the Palestinian farmer-cooperative Canaan Fair Trade opens prospects for more than 1100 farmers in Palestine. Basema Baramehs is one of them. Get to know her and the cooperative in this article.