The 4th IFOAM Asia General Assembly was held on June 1st, 2019 in Xichong County, Sichuan Province, China.
The GA was attended by 78.5% of the IFOAM Asia membership and was chaired by Mr Mathew John from Keystone Foundation, India. Three Board of Directors were elected by the GA and IFOAM Asia’s Sundeep Kammath from India was re-elected. Eduardo Uychiat from the Philippines and Selina Gan from Malaysia were elected as new IFOAM Asia Board of Directors.
The Organic Asia Congress (OAC), IFOAM Asia’s biggest event of the year was held in Bislig City, Philippines last September 16-21, 2018. More than 5,000 delegates visited Bislig, the organic city in the Philippines during the week long event which included the 6th Asian Organic Rice Conference, Organic Youth Forum, ALGOA Philippine Members’ Forum, Organic Trade Fair and the OFIA Summit.
Speakers' Presentations for the 6th Asian Organic Rice Conference, 3rd OAC and OFIA Summit are now available!
Due to public demand, the presentation of the speakers during the recently concluded 3rd Organic Asian Congress which includes the 6th Asian Organic Rice Conference and OFIA Summit are now available!
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, Philippines was awarded the Honorable mention.
The IFOAM Asia Organic Youth Forum was successfully held at the SURSECO Bislig Office at Bislig City, Philippines, last September 16th – 18th, 2018. 26 foreign delegates from all over the world and more than 80 youth leaders from the Philippines took part of the annual IFOAM Asia event.
The Organic Youth Forum had a pre-tour before their actual conference at the 3rd Organic Asia Congress last September 11th- 15th, 2018 in various organic learning sites and municipalities in Mindanao, Philippines.
Who we are
IFOAM Asia is based in Seoul, South Korea and was established as a regional group of IFOAM Organics International in 2012. There are more than 270 members in 22 countries in IFOAM Asia.
IFOAM Asia is the only regional umbrella organization of the organic movements in Asia and is officially registered as a legal entity in South Korea as a non-profit organization.
What we do
Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture
This consists of an Annual ALGOA Summit of local government leaders and the ALGOA Organic Foundation Course (OFC), participated by government officials from 18 countries in Asia.
Organic Youth Forum
A unique project of IFOAM Asia recognizing innovations and creativity of the youth as future leaders in the organic sector. There are over a hundred members of the Forum in Asia.
Organic Asia Congress
This gathering brings forth the local governments and the organic sector together in different countries in Asia to discuss the major trends in organic agriculture.
The Xichong Asia Organic Innovation Summit is a biennial meeting of innovators and the stakeholders in the organic industry from all over the world. It is jointly organized by Xichong County and IFOAM Asia to highlight innovations in the organic sector and search for...
The 4th IFOAM Asia GA was held on June 1st, 2019 in Xichong County, Sichuan Province, China. The GA was attended by 78.5% of the IFOAM Asia membership and was chaired by Mr Mathew John from Keystone Foundation, India. The new IFOAM Asia Executive Board for the term...
The Selection Committee of the Organic Medal of Honor announces the following nominations as the two recipients for 2019 (in alphabetical order according to country): Kerala Jaiva Karshaka Samithi (KJKS) (Kerala Organic Farmer's Association) , (India) The Youth...