The EU Organic Awards call for applications is open

On EU Organic Day, the European Committee of the Regions will present awards to the best biodistrict, best organic city, and best organic region.

The call for applications for the 2024 EU Organic Awards is open until 12 May. The awards, jointly organised by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), the European Commission, the European Economic and Social Committee, COPA-COGECA and IFOAM Organics Europe, aim to reward different actors along the organic value chain that have developed an excellent, innovative, sustainable and inspiring project producing real added value for organic production and consumption.

The EU organic awards scheme comprises 7 categories and 8 awards, with three prizes– for the best organic region, the best organic city and the best bio-district – being presented by the CoR. Submission of the application forms for the CoR awards will be possible until 12 May 2024. The winners will be announced on EU Organic Day, 23 September 2024.

The CoR is contributing to the promotion of sustainable organic farming by adopting legislative recommendations in an opinion on the EU action plan for organic farming, and by joining forces with the European Commission to showcase and support best practices and innovative projects developed by EU local communities.

The online application form is available at Organic awards districtOrganic awards region and Organic awards city.

In 2023, the region of Burgenland in Austria, the city of Vienna in Austria, and the district of Idanha-a-Nova in Portugal were the winners of the EU Organic Awards presented by the CoR. Press release

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Source: European Committee of the Regions | News (