Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (Switzerland)

The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) is one of the world's leading research institutions for organic & sustainable agriculture and a driving force for innovation. The close links between different areas of research and the practice are particular strengths of FiBL.


Main Role: 

FiBL’s team leads task 2.3 on the impacts of SI on soil and crops, tested directly in the LL. FiBL is involved in establishing the best practice in composting (T4.1), assessing each SI for a potential use in organic agriculture (T4.2), supporting implementations of SI as agronomic fertilizers (T4.3), analysing T2.3 data (T5.1) and participates in Tasks 5.2, 5.3 &5.4.


Involved persons: 

Joelle Herforth-Rahmé Dr. Sc., Senior scientist

Jacques Fuchs Dr. Sc. ETH, Senior scientist

Carlo Gamper Cardinali , M.Sc. Scientist

Aline Dallo M.Sc. agr. ETH, scientist

The Consortium

  • Center for Research and Technology Hellas (Greece)
  • The Association Nationale des Industries Alimentaires (France)
  • University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Soilfood OY (Finland)
  • Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentàries (Spain)
  • Università degli studi di Parma (Italy)
  • Assembly of European Regions producing Fruits, Vegetables and Ornamental Plants (France)
  • Leitat Technological Center (Spain)
  • SEDE Environment (France)
  • 3R-BioPhosphate Ltd. (Hungary)
  • Instituto Technologico del Embalaje, Transporte y Logistica(Spain)
  • Legacoop Agroalimentare (Italy)
  • WINGS ICT Solutions (Greece)
  • Wageningen University & Research (Netherlands)
  • Confagricoltura general Confederation of Italian Agriculture (Italy)
  • Biomasa Peninsular S.A (Spain)
  • Institute of soil Science and Plant Cultivation State Research Institute (Poland)
  • Cluster of Bioeconomy and Environment of Western Macedonia (Greece)
  • Waste Management of Western Macedonia S.A. (Greece)
  • KOTO d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • Gesco Societa Cooperativa Agricola (Italy)
  • University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  • Bay Zoltan Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research (Hungary)
  • Savonia University of Applied Sciences (Finland)
  • Spanish National Research Council (Spain)
  • Science and Research Centre Koper (Slovenia)
  • Euroquality SAS (France)
  • Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (Switzerland)