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.
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.
Visit Goesan County’s website at http://www.goesan.go.kr/eng/index.do
Latest News and Events
2 members of IFOAM Asia and Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture (ALGOA) have bagged the prestigious Future Policy Award in Rome, Italy! The 100% organic state of Sikkim got the Gold Prize while the Arms to Farms Program of Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte,...
The ALGOA Organic Foundation Course (OFC) will take place in Goesan County, Chungbuk Province from April 18th to 21st, 2017. The OFC is open to ALGOA members, IFOAM Asia affiliates and partners in the Asia region. Full and partial sponsorships are available to all...
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.