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Prof. Dr. Nic Lampkin
Organic Policy, Business and Research Consultancy


The editors acknowledge the contribution of the individual authors indicated in each section. For full details of the project partnership responsible for the development of ORGAPET, see The input of the project advisory committee, and the participants in the ORGAP workshops, into the design and refinement of ORGAPET is also gratefully acknowledged, as is the input of Ian Jeffreys into the creation of the electronic version of ORGAPET, and the input of Anne-Marie Sherwood into the final copy-editing and checking process.

ORGAPET has been developed as part of the EU project "European Action Plan for organic food and farming - Development of criteria and evaluation procedures for the evaluation of the EU Action Plan for Organic Agriculture” (ORGAP:, CT-2005-006591). The editors and authors gratefully acknowledge financial support for this project from the Commission of the European Communities under the Sixth Framework Programme for European Research and Technological Development (Priority 8.1 Policy-oriented Research (SSP), Area 8.1.1 Sustainable management of Europe’s natural resources: B. 1.2 Tools and assessment methods for sustainable agriculture.)

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The content of ORGAPET does not necessarily reflect the Commission’s views and in no way anticipates the Commission’s future policy in this area. The contents of ORGAPET are the sole responsibility of the editors and the authors indicated in each section. The information contained herein, including any expression of opinion and any projection or forecast, has been obtained from sources believed by the authors to be reliable but is not guaranteed as to accuracy or completeness. The information is supplied without obligation and on the understanding that any person who acts upon it or otherwise changes his/her position in reliance thereon does so entirely at his/her own risk.


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