June 2023: ISOFAR board members attended IFOAM Asia conference on the Philippines

The 6th Asian Organic Congress successfully took place in Kauswagan, Philippines 4-10 June 2023 which organized by Municipality of Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte, Philippines, IFOAM-Organics Asia, League of Organic Agriculture, Municipalities, Cities and Provinces of the Philippines (LOAMCP-Ph). Also, 9th ALGOA (Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture) & 4th GAOD (Global Alliance of Organic Districts) Summits, have been held on 5-6 June. Participants from 31 countries attended the “6th Asian Organic Congress” that came to an end on 9 June 2023. At the same time, around 1200 local visitors took the opportunity to involved in the Asian organic communities within an interesting exhibition of local products.

The four-day conference addressed the themes:

  • Climate change
  • Innovations in organic agriculture
  • Sustainable fisheries and organic aquaculture
  • Organic rice production and innovations
  • Social inclusiveness
  • Rural revitalization