Organic Research, Development and Demonstration programme
Beginning January2011, 11neworganic projects have been launched under the Danish Organic GUDPProgramme, OrganicRDD, which has threemainthemes: Growth,IntegrityandRobustSystems.
In September 2010, the Danish Food Industry Agency received50applications for the OrganicRDDprogramme, which in total applied for about fourtimesthe available amount of 92million Dkr. The evaluation of theapplicationstook placeinOctober 2010. It was carried out byagroup of internationalexpertswithinthe organicsectorand by ICROFS'programme committee.
The11new organic projects In November 2010 the GUDPExecutive Boardapproved the compositionof the organicprogramme, OrganicRDD.The programmeisacombinationofprojectsthat in the short term integrateproduct development and on the long term also knowledge building anddissemination inboth primaryproduction,processingandmarketing.Anumberof the projectscontain elementsofcommercializationof productsand havemarket-oriented initiatives.Othersaredirected moretowardsprimary production.