Best Practice References - General References on Sustainability and Organic Agriculture


Global Organic Market Access (GOMA) Project, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), 2011. Common Objectives and Requirements of Organic Standards (COROS).


Howard, Sir Albert, 1943. An Agricultural Testament, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press


HuberM., J. A. KnottnerusL.GreenH. van der HorstA.R JadadD. KromhoutB. LeonardK. LorigM.I. LoureiroJ. W. M. van der Meer,P. SchnabelR.SmithC. van WeelH. Smid, 2011. How should we define health? British Medical Journal 2011; 343 doi: d4163


IAASTD (International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development), 2009.


IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements). 2007. Definition of organic agriculture.


IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements). 2005. Principles of organic agriculture.


IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements).  2012a. The IFOAM Standard for Organic Production and Processing


Parviz Koohafkan, Miguel A. Altieri & Eric Holt Gimenez (2011): Green Agriculture: foundations for biodiverse, resilient and productive agricultural systems, International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, DOI:10.1080/14735903.2011.610206.


RIDL&V, 2012. Towards an integral approach to sustainable agriculture and healthy nutrition]. [Scientific Council for Integral Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition] (RIDL&V), Zeist, The Netherlands]


Soil Association, 2013. The Road to


UNEP, 2005. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Report,