Andre, the President of IFOAM praised OABC team

On Feb. 10th, FiBL and IFOAM hosted a launch conference for The World of Organic Agriculture Statistics &Emerging Trends 2016. In 2014, the world's organic certified area was 43.7 million hectares, which accounted for 0.99% of the total farm land. The total sales was 80 billion dollars with an average of 11 dollars per capita.

Since 2012, OABC team has translated four different editions of The World of Organic Agriculture Statistics &Emerging Trends. Mrs Helga Willer, the editor, highly appreciated the work that OABC team has done for global organic agricultural information exchange. She said that she felt grateful for the great efforts that OABC has contributed to the booklet, from the translation to design.

Mrs Helga Willer and Zhang Youting (Vice president of OABC)

Zhang Xiangdong (President of OABC), Dr. Xing Jianping, Zhang Youting (Vice president of OABC), Lan Peiyu (Director of OABC) and Zhang Tingting (Secretary-general of OABC Fund) along with Andre Leu (Chairman of IFOAM), Amarjit Sahota (Chairman of Organic Monitor), Dr. Urs Niggli from FibL, and Peggy Miars (CEO of OMRI) had a discussion section together. Andre Leu encouraged OABC for the work of translating The World of Organic Agriculture Statistics &Emerging Trends (into Chinese version) and Organic Industry Development Report of China (Excerpt) (into English version). He praised for OABC's contribution to the communication between Chinese and global organic industry. He hoped that OABC could play a more important role in international organic industry in the future.

Andre Leu (Chairman of IFOAM) and Zhang Xiangdong (President of OABC)

Amarjit Sahota (Chairman of Organic Monitor) and Zhang Tingting (Secretary-general of OABC Fund)

Dr. Urs Niggli and Dr. Xing Jianping,Zhang Youting

Peggy Miars (CEO of OMRI) and OABC team

 

In 2013, OABC team participated in a project initiated by CNCA, and under their authorization, OABC translated part of the Organic Industry Development Report of China into English. This booklet could provide information of Chinese organic market and related regulations to international organic organizations, organic products producers and organic traders.

2015 "The World of Organic Agriculture Statistics &Emerging Trends "Chinese version will release at end of May in 2016