Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry

Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry

The Global Nature Fund, Lake Constance Foundation, Agentur AUF! (Germany), the Fundación Global Nature (Spain), Solagro and agoodforgood (France) and Instituto Superior Técnico (Portugal) have initiated the EU LIFE Project “Biodiversity in Standards and Labels for the Food Industry”.

The main objective is to improve the biodiversity performance of standards and labels within the food industry, by supporting standard organizations to include efficient biodiversity criteria into their schemes; and motivating food processing companies and retailers to include biodiversity criteria into their sourcing guidelines.

Here you find more details about the actions, tools and partners of the initiative:

Funded by the EU LIFE programme

 
 The Initiative at a Glance

The Project at a Glance

 Biodiversity in Standards

Biodiversity in Standards

 Biodiversity on Pilot Farms

Biodiversity on Pilot Farms

 Biodiversity Training

Biodiversity Trainings
and Knowledge Pool

 Biodiversity Performance Tool and Monitoring System

Biodiversity Performance Tool and Monitoring System

 Roundtable on Biodiversity

Roundtable on Biodiversity

 

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Our Supporters of the Food Sector

 Partners and Supporters

The Project Partners

 Global Nature Fund
 Bodensee-Stiftung