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02 Organic Food & Agriculture
Organic agriculture recognises the relationship between our environment, our health and the food we eat. The use of pesticides and chemical fertilisers is avoided and high standards of animal welfare maintained.
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Triodos Bank finances the entire organic food chain, from producers and processors to retailers and restaurants
The total volume of funding for organic food and agriculture provided by Triodos Bank over 2008
All projects financed by us need to certified organic farms which means that all organic farms financed by Triodos Bank are free of Genetically Modified Organisms
With this product Triodos Bank aims to support mainstream farmers in their switch towards organic farming. The loan allows the farmers to have more time to be financial viable in their step over process
Towards an integral approach to sustainable agriculture and healthy nutrition
Although agriculture and nutrition are closely linked, both issues are often dealt with in isolation. One example is how the recent proliferation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in livestock farming has claimed victims in hospitals.
Networks and Partners
Scientific Council for Integral Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition (RIDLV)
A Dutch scientific council who will function as a think tank and advises about sustainable agriculture and nutrition to whom it may concern.
Task Force Marktontwikkeling Biologische Landbouw
This Task Force is a partnership of the Dutch government, non-governmental organisations and organic businesses, aiming to increase organic food consumption by 10% each year. Triodos Bank is a founder member.
Our products supporting Organic Food & Agriculture
Triodos Bank in action
Non-organic farming and its products may be sustainable in one respect - for example, in relation to animal welfare - but organic agriculture is a systematic approach that’s sustainable in all respects. That's why we only support organic businesses.