International seminar on organic farming in Paris
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On 27 February 2014, the international seminar Organic Agriculture in Europe and Worldwide with the participation of Stéphane Le Foll, the French Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry will take place at the International Agricultural Show in Paris, Porte de Versailles (Room Lyra – hall 7.2).
Agence Bio organizes its 9th international seminar to provide an update on the key developments in the European Union and worldwide, in terms of public policies, consumption and production of organic products; and to highlight the development factors, the possible constraints and prospects in each countries. The seminar is intended for all people working for the development of organic farming, especially local authorities, professional bodies, processing and distribution companies, research institutes, consumers' organizations and journalists. It is organized within the framework of an information program co-financed by the European Commission. The seminar will be translated into Spanish and English.
The award ceremony Les Trophées de l'Excellence Bio: Innovation at the heart of organic agriculture’s development will be held in the course of the seminar. The 3rd edition of the awards is organized by Agence Bio together with the Crédit Agricole. The contest aims at distinguishing the innovative and exemplary actions taken by producers, processors and distributors of the organic sector, whether these actions are technical, commercial, social or environmental. It is open to all professional actors and certified organic or in-conversion companies. A prize of €5,000 will be awarded to the most innovative project in each of two categories: organic producers and organic processors and distributors. The eight nominees have been invited to the award ceremony. More information on the seminar and the award ceremony is available here.
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