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BioCluster Yunanistan

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BioCluster Yunanistan

  1. 1. ORGANIC PRODUCTS CLUSTER (OPC) Organic Agriculture and Developing Trends in Greece Dimitrios Simeonidis President
  2. 2. Structure of the OPC <ul><li>non profit organization, </li></ul><ul><li>set up by the Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (F.I.N.G.) on March of 2006, </li></ul><ul><li>nationwide organization, </li></ul><ul><li>The aim of the Cluster is to bring together all the actors involved in the organic products business and to facilitate the development of the organic products market. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Administration <ul><li>Board of the directors </li></ul><ul><li>Auditing committee </li></ul><ul><li>Expert Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Managing director </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant manager </li></ul>
  4. 4. Members of the OPC <ul><li>Members from all over Greece </li></ul><ul><li>manufacturing companies </li></ul><ul><li>producers of organic products </li></ul><ul><li>certification companies </li></ul><ul><li>organizations </li></ul><ul><li>associations </li></ul>
  5. 5. Activities of the OPC The main activities are designed and based on the needs of the sector and the needs of the members. The actions are focused on: strengthening and promoting the organic sector informing the public about the benefits of organic products
  6. 6. <ul><li>Design and coordinate events for the members, in order to promote their products and their services. </li></ul><ul><li>Organize specialized seminars and workshops. </li></ul><ul><li>Organize match making events between Greek and foreign companies. </li></ul>Activities of the OPC
  7. 7. Activities of the OPC <ul><li>Organize common participation of members at national trade fairs ensuring better economic terms of participation. </li></ul><ul><li>Organize events in order to inform the public. </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in European and National Projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Inform the members about the latest trends and developments in the market area of organic agriculture. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Benefits of the OPC members <ul><li>Promotion of their products and services </li></ul><ul><li>Specialized and updated information and services </li></ul><ul><li>Support entrepreneurship in every possible way </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in recommendations and strategic </li></ul><ul><li>interventions at a governmental level </li></ul>
  9. 9. Development of organic agriculture in Greece Source: Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food
  10. 10. Development of producers Source: Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food
  11. 11. Development of organic agriculture in Greece <ul><li>YEAR </li></ul><ul><li>2002 </li></ul><ul><li>2003 </li></ul><ul><li>2004 </li></ul><ul><li>2005 </li></ul><ul><li>2006 </li></ul><ul><li>2007 </li></ul>Average size of organic farms ACRES 31 23 54 58 22 29 Source: Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food
  12. 12. Development of manufacturing companies by sector Source: Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food
  13. 13. Organic Olive Oil Source: Estimates of market, ICAP
  14. 14. Wine made from Organically G rown Grapes Source: Estimates of market, ICAP
  15. 15. Organic Citrus Source: Estimates of market, ICAP
  16. 16. ORGANIC PRODUCTS CLUSTER (OPC) Dimitrios Simeonidis President

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