Definition of Organic Agriculture

In September 2005 in Adelaide, Australia the General Assembly of IFOAM passed a motion to establish a succinct Definition of Organic Agriculture. A definition was needed to explain what Organic Agriculture is, reflecting its true nature and the Principles in a concise way.

After almost three long years of intensive work, the Task Force on the Definition of Organic Agriculture came up with a definition. The World Board brought the definition to the IFOAM General Assembly for ratification in June 2008 in Vignola, Italy. A definition was adopted as follows:

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