The ALGOA Summit, ALGOA OFC and the World Organic Youth Forum to be rescheduled on a later date

The ALGOA Summit, ALGOA Organic Foundation Course and the World Organic Youth Forum, all initially slated for June, will be rescheduled on a later date due to the Coronavirus situation. Keep posted for the updated dates! 

ALGOA and INNER signs historic agreement in Rome, Italy

The ALGOA-Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture and IN.N.E.R. – International Network of Eco Regions decided  to cooperate closely to promote a wider adoption of organic agriculture practices & disseminate them in other continents. IFOAM EUIFOAM Asia and IFOAM – Organics International encouraged this alliance and will monitor its development.

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The 2020 ALGOA Organic Foundation Course Application is now open

ALGOA or the “Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture” was established in September 2015 to promote the full adoption of organic farming practices in Asia and to increase networking among local governments in Asia and the private sector involved in organic farming.

Application to the ALGOA Organic Foundation Course 2020 is offered to ALGOA members, IFOAM Asia affiliates and partners in Asia. Priority will be given to participants from developing countries. Full and partial sponsorships are offered to all eligible participants.

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The ALGOA+4 International Summit on Organic Agriculture Policy in Goesan, South Korea

The Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture (ALGOA) is a sub organization of IFOAM Asia and works with over two hundred local governments in Asia to promote the expansion of organic agriculture. Every year, the annual ALGOA Summit is held in Goesan county, South Korea, the holder of ALGOA presidency, and is attended by government leaders, researchers, advocates and practitioners from all over Asia.

This year , the ALGOA + 4 International Summit on Organic Agriculture Policy was held on September 18th – 21st in Goesan County, South Korea. More than a hundred foreign guests were present at the Summit with participation from over all the continents – the first time ALGOA has gone global.

 

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The ALGOA+4 International Summit on Organic Agriculture Policy

The Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture (ALGOA) is a sub organization of IFOAM Asia and works with over two hundred local governments in Asia to promote the expansion of organic agriculture. Every year, the annual ALGOA Summit is held in Goesan county, South Korea, the holder of ALGOA presidency, and is attended by government leaders, researchers, advocates and practitioners from all over Asia.

This year , the ALGOA + 4 International Summit on Organic Agriculture Policy will be held on September 18th – 21st in Goesan County, South Korea. More than a hundred foreign guests will be present at the Summit with participation from over all the continents – the first time ALGOA has gone global.

Representatives from international agencies such as the FAO, local and foreign governments will grace the historic occasion. The IFOAM Organics International and IFOAM Asia board will be also be present as well as representatives from the regional bodies including the farmer representatives from the Intercontinental Network of Organic F arming Organizations (INOFO). 

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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.

Visit Goesan County’s website at http://www.goesan.go.kr/eng/index.do

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ALGOA and INNER signs MOU in Rome, Italy

ALGOA and INNER signs MOU in Rome, Italy

February 6th, 2020, Rome Italy: ALGOA, led by its President, Mayor Lee Cha Young of Goesan County, South Korea and INNER, the International Network for Eco Regions signed a...

The 2020 ALGOA Organic Foundation Course Application is now open!

The 2020 ALGOA Organic Foundation Course Application is now open!

The ALGOA Organic Foundation Course is a training program on organic agriculture offered to local government officials and IFOAM Asia affiliates as part of the ALGOA project. This year, the ALGOA OFC will be held in Goesan County, South Korea from June 2nd – 11th....

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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