Newsletters, Summit Proceedings, Papers, Presentations and related resources by the Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture (ALGOA).
Regular newsletter featuring key activities by ALGOA.
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Starting from Sept 18th to Oct 16th, 2020, ALGOA celebrated its 5th anniversary and its 6th Summit. On Sept 18th, more than a thousand people...
The First Issue of the ALGOA Newsletter is now available for download! This is the first of two ALGOA newsletters for for this year. The second will be published towards the end of 2020. Click here to download the newsletter!
With the successful hosting of the “ALGOA+4 International Summit on Organic Agriculture Policy” in September 2019, where more than 100 delegates from all over the world gathered in Goesan County, South Korea, ALGOA has made great strides in forming global alliances...
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 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....
The 5th ALGOA+4 International Summit on Organic Agriculture Policy was successfully held at Goesan County from the 18th to 20th of September 2019. More than 100 international delegates from all over the world convened to discuss how the organic movement have partnered...
On September 18th to 20th, 2019 , more than a hundred foreign guests will be present at the ALGOA 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...
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.
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,...
Newsletter Issue May 2019
The ALGOA Organic Foundation Course
The ALGOA Organic Foundation Course was successfully held last April 24th – May 1st in Goesan County, South Korea. As the holder of the seat of presidency for ALGOA, Goesan hosted 21 trainees from 10 countries and territories all over Asia.
Newsletter Issue October 2018
The ALGOA Philippines Members’ Forum
The Philippine members of the Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture (ALGOA) had an ALGOA Philippines Members’ Forum on September 18th, 2018 at the Highlands, Bislig City. The event was organized by the League of Organic Agriculture Municipalities and Cities in the Philippines (LOAMC), a group composed of 121 mayors who are strong advocates of Organic Agriculture and who implement numerous organic agriculture programs in their respective municipalities.
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 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 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.
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.