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Attending the 5th QLIF congress 2009


The 5t annual QLIF congress will summarize the major findings in the past five years in the largest EU project on the quality and safety of low-input and organic food.

The QLIF congress is organized in conjunction with the 3rd International Congress on Food and Nutrition held between April 22 and 25, 2009 in Antalya, Turkey.

Registration for the Congress is open, with low price until 16th February. The preliminary program is ready at the congress homepage

For questions to the QLIF congress contact the project coordinator Prof. Carlo Leifert, University of Newcastle (UK).




Previous events

We kept links to some of the previous QLIF events as they might still be relevant for understanding the background of the project.


Congress 2008

The 4th QLIF congress took place on 19-20 June 2008 at the occassion of the 16th Organic World Congress in Modena, Italy.

QLIF organized five interdisciplinary workshops that presented and reviewed the findings within major topics of the QLIF project.

See the QLIF congress press release.

See the outline of the 4th QLIF congress here.

Congress 2007

The 3rd international congress of the QLIF project focused on "Improving Sustainability in Organic and Low Input Food Production Systems". The congress took place at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany on March 20 – 23, 2007.

· More about the congress

Congress 2006

The organisers of the second QLIF congress/Joint Organic Congress put out invitations to medias together with press releases and information on the congress. The press releases are still available at the congress website.


EU Commissioner at QLIF Congress

European Commissioner Janez Potocnik gave the keynote lecture at the “Organic Farming, Food Quality and Health” congress in Newcastle upon Tyne held in early January 2005.

Download the commissioner's lecture on The importance of research into organic and low input food production (PDF)


Congress in Newcastle 2005

The QualityLowInputFood project in cooperation with Soil Association and the University of Newcastle are organizing an International Congress on Organic Farming, Food Quality and Human Health January. The event is held on 6 - 9 January 2005 at Newcastle upon Tyne in northern England. A press release was put out.


First information about QLIF

A press release informing about the establishment QualityLowInputFood project has been published. The press release, which is put out in a number of different languages, is to inform the media and the organic sector about the project.

Press releases

When events with interest to the organic community or the general public are held, press releases will be put out.

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