Institute for Organic Agriculture and Sustainable Landscape Management

Bioinstitut, o.p.s. (public benefit organization) based inOlomouc, was founded in 2004 to create an umbrella for research and educational activities in the area of Czech organic agriculture and within Central andEastern Europe.

Its co-founders and partners are the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, The Czech Association of Organic Farmers PRO-BIO and Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Main activities of Bioinstitut:

transfer of science and research findings into practice

  • education, training and publication activities
  • research
  • Bioinstitut also serves as one of the centres within a network of agro-environmental information and advice centres, supported by the European Social Fund and Operational Programme for Human Resources Development.

Bioinstitut is one of the founders of FiBL International – International Association of Organic Agriculture Research Institutes – was founded on February 19, 2010 at BioFach in Nürnberg, Germany.

The purpose of the association is the advancement of science and research.The implemented objectives will particularly focus on the advancement of science and research in the field of organic agriculture and organic aquaculture taking into account ecological and socio-economic aspects as well as considerations to human and animal health.