The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) is one of the leading research and information centres for organicagriculture, and employs over 175 experts. One of the major research topics at the FiBL is sustainability, with a focus on agricultural methods, food production and food processing. The overall goal of its activities is the development of practiceoriented solutions for environmental, economic and social problems in food production. FiBL is involved in numerous international projects – not only in research, but also in development.