Finnish Organic Research Institute (FORI) is a multidisciplinary research organization. The Finnish Organic Research Institute’s expert network operates under the University of Helsinki and Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). The Institute promotes organic food production and consumption throughout the Finnish food chain by the means of research, science communication, education and development projects.
Main fields of research in FORI are (research projects mainly in Finnish)
- Organic primary production, research projects on the field
- Organic production and the environment, research projects on the field
- Organic foods, research projects on the field
- Organic food and farming and the society, research projects on the field
Finnish Organic Research Institute (Finnish homepage)
Coordinating the Research Programme for Organic Food and Farming in Finland 2014–2018
The Research Programme for Organic Food and Farming in Finland 2014–2018 lays down guidelines for research cooperation between organic researchers and funding providers. It has been written in collaboration with the organic food and farming sectors and its needs. Finnish Organic Research Institute coordinates the research, monitors the progress of the Research Programme and reports on such progress annually.