Asia-Pacific Symposium in Thailand
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The Asia-Pacific symposium Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organic Farming will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, from 2- 4 December 2013. Organized by IFOAM and FAO, this symposium will address the varied and successful strategies adopted by organic farming entrepreneurs to ensure their long-term competitiveness.
Day by day, organic farmers devise and develop creative approaches to channel their produce from field to plate. This involves implementing multifaceted farming strategies, generating a greater understanding of organic agriculture, and safeguarding the right to healthy food in sufficient quantities, IFOAM reports. In a series of presentations and workshops complemented by a field trip, this symposium will show entrepreneurship, innovation, and food security strategies in action.
The call for abstracts is open until 23 August 2013. Abstracts can be submitted on the following subjects:
Farming Strategies: Crop and livestock production systems, yield and productivity; multiple benefits of organic farming; nutrition - Direct Marketing Solutions & Finance: Agricultural finance & investment; Short-chain markets and customer relationship - Extension & Education: Agricultural knowledge management, Consumer’s education and training. More information, including guidelines on how to submit the abstract, is available here: IFOAM
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