This list of organic advisory services in Europe was compiled by the partners of the OK-Net Ecofeed project. It is not complete yet.
Additions should be sent to helga.willer(at)fibl.org.
Koordination und Leitung der Beratung // Coordination and management of consulting
Auf der Gugl 3/3
T +43 732 654884-250
F +43 732 654884-140
Coordination of organic advisory service of the producer association BIO Austria.
BIO FORSCHUNG AUSTRIA is a non-profit, non-university research institution supported by the City of Vienna. Its goals are improvement of organic farming by interdisciplinary research, in close cooperation with farmers and advisors, and informing urban consumers about the advantages of organic farming.
"Bionet" is a network of organic "transfer farms" managed by several organisations. In close cooperation with farmers, consultants and scientists, current research results and farm experience are tested for their practical suitability under Austrian site conditions.
Assist organic player, with focus on producers, whether they are already organic or in conversion, provide personalised advice, thematic training, support cooperatives and provide information on innovative techniques to support farmers.
+32 (0)9 381 86 86
CCBT is the 'coordination centre for applied research and extension on organic agriculture' and is part of the 'Strategic Action Plan for Organic Farming' of the Flemish Government.
Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft e.V. (KTBL) // Board of Trustees for Technology and Construction Industry in Agriculture
Dr. Ulrike Klöble
+49 61 5170-010
A registered organic agriculture association. It is promoted by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture. The group provides services for organic farmers, advisors and further actors.
Organic producer organisation providing advice for organic producers in Germany with a focus on Central and Northern Germany. Providing certification, networking and knowledge exchange surrounding organic agriculture.
c/o Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten
+49 89 2182-0
Consulting services for organic farmers in the federal state of Bavaria.
+49 6131 23979-41
Rüdesheimer Str. 60-68
55545 Bad Kreuznach
+49 671 820 415
State advisory service for organic farming and demonstration in Rhineland-Palatinate.
See entry above in Rheinland Pfalz - Biolandbau Rheinland-Pfalz/Saarland e. V.
Also see Advisory services of the organic organisations, above.
Head of service for organic production and products of origin - Marcela Stahi Constantin
Tănase, 9 Street
+373 22 204-524
Development of legislative acts, the promotion and monitoring of policies in the field of organic farming and organic agri-food products. Generalization of data and information in organic farm field.
A non-governmental, membership-based business association for organic agriculture and food products in the Republic of Moldova. Its members include producers, processors, exporters, consultants, retailers, active consumers, organizations other stakeholders. MOVCA’s members work together as allies through networking, advocacy, and other initiatives to encourage and protect organic farming practices and to share messages about the positive environmental and nutritional attributes of organic products with consumers, the media, and policymakers.
PROGRAIN ORGANIC will become a regional European leader in organic agri-food products trading and production with important contribution to training farmers, as well as research and development to better integrate the East with West. Thanks to the support provided, 63 farmers of Prograin Organic from 23 districts have succeeded to export the organic products to the European Union.
Consultancy regarding sustainable development of organic agriculture and the Romanian rural area, promoting the consumption of certified organic food, training for farmers and other entrepreneurs in rural areas, consumer education information, raising consumer awareness on the benefits of organic farming for both human health and environment protection.
Dr. ing. Ion Toncea
1 N. Titulescu
915200 Fundulea, jud. Călărași
+4 0724 384 301
Consultancy regarding the design of agroecosystems, promoting and implementing the norms of sustainable agriculture, theoretical and applied training of farmers and other entrepreneurs in rural areas.
A non-profit organisation that promotes organic farming and responsible consumption, with true spirit of leadership and service to society. ECOVALIA is one of the leading organizations in Europe both in number of associates and in number of indicatives focused on the development of the organic sector. Ecovalia is involved in many national projects and activities for the promotion of the organic agriculture and to setup the strategy for the organic sector in Spain. Moreover, ECOVALIA organizes different presential and online training courses and seminars on organic farming and related topics to organic farmers and other stakeholders. ECOVALIA performs market research, and provides technical support for its members.
Counseling for Organic Production in Andalusia is a network of technicians who offer advice to organic production operators and people interested in converting to organic production in Andalusia. Main activities:
+34 927 017 466
Organized by The Ministry of Environment and Rural, Agrarian Policies and Territory. In each of the three areas, a specialized technician advises farmers, ranchers and companies in registration or updating in the ecological registry, associated agri-environmental aids, administrative procedures, organic certification, specific training and other activities that help the growth and empowerment of the organic sector in Extremadura.
Agriculture biologique et biodiversité // Organic Agriculture and Biodiversity
Groupe Production Végétale et Environnement // Plant Producation and Environment Group
+41 21 619 44 24 (direct)
+41 21 619 44 00 (central)
Biolandbau-Beratung // Organic Farming Advice
T +41 52 354 97 00
F +41 52 354 97 97
La Centrale di consulenza agricola // The agricultural advisory centre
A Ramél 18
T +41 91 858 19 66
F +41 91 850 20 41
Promotes the exchange of knowledge and experience between extension services, research, practice, administration and politics. This public/private partnership organization trains consultants, organises networks, and produces education materials, developing new methods for consulting and further education.
The Swiss Association of Organic Farming Advisors promotes the regional, national and international exchange of experience among organic farming consultants by organising events and maintaining networks.