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"Developing and Sustaining Organic Growth - Austrian Example"

Hagg, Verena-Maria and Fladl, Maria (2001) "Developing and Sustaining Organic Growth - Austrian Example". In: UNSPECIFIED, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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    Austria always was on the forefront of countries concerning the development of the organic farming. Pioneer farmers developed together with Rudolf Steiner, scientist and founder of anthroposophy, the organic-dynamic production between 1920 and 1930. Austria was the first country in the world to set official guideline for organic farming. In 1983, the first decrees in this respect were issued by the Federal Ministry for Health and Environmental Protection. In 1989, thee were included as Chapter A 8 in the Codex Alimentarius (Austrian food codex), and in 1991, Austria was the first nation to define regulations for the organic production of animal products.

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > agriculture policy
    EU policies and themes > EU institutions & developments > institutional development/policy > historical development of EC (pre-1986)
    Countries > Austria
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Conference: European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) > The Common Agricultural Policy and the Environmental Challenge - New Tasks for Public Administrations? Maastricht, 14-15 May 2001
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 15 May 2003
    Page Range: p. 15
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 17:15

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