Newsletters, Summit Proceedings, Papers, Presentations and related resources by the Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture (ALGOA).


Monthly newsletter featuring key activities by ALGOA.

Newsletter Issue 1, July 2016

Historic Launch of ALGOA – the network of Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture

The Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture (ALGOA) was initiated by IFOAM Organics Asia in 2013 with the aim of fostering dialogue and cooperation among Asian local governments for the development of organic agriculture and its related industries. ALGOA is a daughter organization of IFOAM Organics Asia.

Newsletter Issue 2, August 2016

The 2nd ALGOA Summit to be held in Goesan County, South Korea (September 28th to 30th, 2016)

ALGOA or the “Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture” was established by IFOAM Asia with the full financial support of Goesan County in September 2015 to promote the full adoption of organic farming practices in Asia. Currently, there are more than 40 local governments and organic groups from 15 countries participate in ALGOA as members.

Newsletter Issue 3, October 2016

The 2nd ALGOA Summit was a Success!

The 2nd ALGOA Summit under the Presidency of Goesan County, was successfully concluded with the participation 58 participants from 14 countries in Asia including Kyrgyzstan.

The VIPs to the Summit included Mr Andre Leu, the President of IFOAM Organics International whose keynote speech drew a lot of interest from the participants as he highlighted the dangers of pesticides and why local governments should support the development of Organic Agriculture.

Summit Proceedings

Papers, presentations, photos and other documents from the ALGOA Summits.

Proceedings of the 2nd ALGOA Summit

The 2nd Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture (ALGOA) Summit was held September 28-30, 2016 at the Organic County of Geosan, South Korea. The Summit includes speeches and presentations from Andre Lu, President of IFOAM Organics International; Zhou Zejiang, President of IFOAM Asia; and papers from Korea, India, China, Bhutan, Philippines, among others. 

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