Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture (ALGOA)

ALGOA was initiated by IFOAM Organics Asia in 2013 aimed at fostering dialogue and cooperation among Asian local governments for the development of organic agriculture and its related industries.
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Goesan County is the holder of ALGOA Presidency for 2017 - 2019

Goesan County is a country in Chungcheoung Province in South Korea. Goesan is one of Korea’s best healing designations and is a proud city of organic farming and longevity. The IFOAM Asia office is located in downtown Goesan, solidifying the county’s reputation as a major organic agriculture destination in the country.

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The 2019 ALGOA Organic Foundation Course

The 2019 ALGOA Organic Foundation Course was successfully held last April 24th - May 1st, 2019 in Goesan County, South Korea. Goesan, as the seat of presidency for ALGOA, hosted 21 trainees from 10 countries and territories.

Adoption of organic agriculture in Asia

The purpose for the establishment of ALGOA is to facilitate the 100% adoption of organic agriculture in Asia.  ALGOA pursues activities with IFOAM Organics Asia to achieve the adoption of organic agriculture in Asian countries.

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