Institut equalita e.V.

Ecology & Organic TradeActual Projects & Referencies


Institute equalita has developed web-based training and European qualification standards for the further training in organic food trade in the years 2002 to 2005 in the context of the project “Eco Qualify” in the Leonardo da Vinci programme of the European union.

The qualification standards have been formulated by 14 partner organisations from 8 European countries. The partners concerned operate in various areas of the trade in organic food. Qualification standards have been developed for the operative level and for company management. Basic competences have also been formulated, as have the essential skills and knowledge in the areas of products, companies and the market. The proposed qual 

EUROTRAINERS - Self designing of e-learning

Since 2005 institute equalita is participating in the project EUROTRAINERS in the frame of the programme Leonardo da Vinci of the European Union. The main aim of the EUROTRAINERS project is to create a training program for instructors oriented to offer them the abilities needed for the integration process of the technological tools in their learning environment, so that they will be able to design, plan and distribute training courses through Internet. This training programme will be available in September 2007. The emergence of new technologies is transforming teaching and training in Europe from the traditional modes of education we have known, and these changes mean that teachers and people in charge of training at all levels and of 

International Conference on Organic Farming in Central and Eastern Europe

The conference aimed at strengthening the activism for organic farming as an agricultural alternative which respects the environment and the consumer. The work of the organic farming associations should find support in Central and Eastern Europe.

The conference presented organic farming as the most sustainable form of active environmental protection. With its positive effects on employment and as a contribution to an adequate consumer policy, it is, moreover, the most important element in the development of the rural areas.

The top-class team including many ministers and decision-makers from Central and Eastern Europe, a.o.: Renate Künast, the German minister of consumer protection, food and agriculture guaranteed positive momentum.