ORCA Research Fields

The proposed Organic Research Centres Alliance ORCA intends to internationally network and strengthen existing institutions and empower them to become centers of excellence in transdisciplinary organic agriculture research. The eleven ORCA Centres will cover 22 topics related to organic agriculture.


Research Fields

Reseach models Coastal & Small Island Seeds & Breeds Post-harvest Safety Economics, markets & trade Nutrition quality & Health Climate peri-urban Climate Change Temperate & Irrigated Humid & Sub-Humid Arid & Semi-Arid Hilly & Mountainous Capture Aquaculture Protected areas Agritourism Fibres Pest & Disease Management Commodity intelligence Consumers Aromatic & medicinal plants Underutilized varieties Compost & waste Landscaping & Gardening Energy flows Agro-energy Omparative studies Corpland yield Rice systems Fruit & Vegetables Pastures Livestock Forests Agroforestry