933103 Standards, certification and accreditation in organic farming


Type
Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Axmann, Paul
Organisation
Division of Organic Farming (IFÖL)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction
Englisch

Content

1. Different organic standards and legal acts in organic agriculture (OA)

2. Content of the European regulation on OA

3. Definition of relevant terms and definitions within the EU regulation on OA

4. Legal and technical requirements set by the European regulation on OA

5. Inspection, Certification, Accreditation

6. Organic farming in Third Countries

7. Trends & News

8. Case studies

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Understanding of the legal and practical framework of OA in the light of farming practice

Understanding and actively applying the European regulation on OA

Comprehensive understanding of the control system for OA

Rising awareness and paying attention to additional Austrian legal requirements on OA
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.