Why Join the Organic World Congress?

The Organic World Congress attracts international attention and offers a global platform for exchange. It benefits a number of different organic stakeholders, including the local and global organic movements, farmers, governments, international development agencies, policy-makers, researchers and scientists, and trade.

Benefits for India's Organic Movement

  • Biggest sharing of organic farming practices in the world.
  • Access to the world of organic farming beyond India's borders.
  • Opportunity to showcase the best Indian organic farming practices to the world organic farming community.

Benefits for the World Community of Organic Farmers

  • A world class event, expected to rally a record number of organic farmers
  • Special emphasis on the participation of organic farmers from Asia, Africa, and South America.
  • In-depth exposure to organic farming in India.

Benefits for Governments, International Development Agencies, and Policy-Makers

  • Ready access to global thinking, research and practice on organic farming policies.
  • Ready access to work being done by governments worldwide to convert agriculture to organic methods.
  • Identification of areas where governments can start funding changes to strengthen organic agriculture.
  • Vision planning for converting entire country's agriculture to organic.
  • Up-to-date data through IFOAM - Organics International on organic farming worldwide, including latest growth data.

Benefits for Researchers and Scientists

  • Researchers will have opportunities to share their work on organic agriculture and access instant peer review of papers.
  • Discussions will provide new thrust areas.
  • Scientists will attempt to relate organic farming to sustainability and climate change issues. TIPI and ISOFAR will oversee scientific discussions.
  • Exposure to seed conservation work carried out within official and non-official seed agencies and networks, especially in the area of open pollinated seeds.

Benefits for Organic Trade

  • The trade fair is being organised to enable large, worldwide participation of all sectors of the organic trade (including government departments) in the pavilions. A huge number of traders and agencies from India will be participating.
  • One track in the Congress is being dedicated to marketing issues.
  • B2B meetings will be facilitated.

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