The recent food chain face a substantial contribution towards these problems. Nevertheless, it must be part of the solution. Organic farming has the goals and image to help to solve the problems of the future. Organic Farming as a whole food chain is Innovation itself – farmers and scientists together with consumers have developed an sustainable and profitable system of food production, processing, trading and consumption. But, also Organic Farming needs further development to become even better. After a period of organic research of pioneers (Organic 1.0), the jump out of the niche with Organic 2.0 in the last decades. In this millenium the sector has started to go Organic 3.0 to be part of the solutions the future challenges of food production through:
There are many international, national, regional as well as sectoral discussions and strategies of Organic 3.0 towards a sustainable, productive, and profitable food chain system, that fullfils the expectations and demands of the different cultures and economical wealth all over the world appearing.
The role of ISOFAR as global network of organic farming scientists (www.isofar.org) - together with the global organic movement umbrella IFOAM - Organics International (www.ifoam.org) - need to keep overview of these discussions and to give guidance for all stakeholders. Both institutions will discuss the different concepts and strategies and give a comment to all these important impulse towards the world of organic farming.