Asian Youth Congress March 2019

Last March 26-31, the 4th IFOAM Youth Congress was held in New Taipei, Taiwan with the theme “Access to market, a road to sustainability”. Participants of the congress learned and heard ways in promoting organic agriculture, protection of the environment and encourage the youth to take active role in organic agriculture development from local and international speakers from Philippines, India, Argentina and South Korea .

After the inputs, the participants were able to visit organic farms and village that gave inspiration and model in developing a community working together to attain sustainability and become climate change resilient. The processing centre for organic vegetables that provide organic lunch to schools also gave an idea on how local government and private sector partnership can help improve the health of the citizen and at the same time, provide livelihood to farmers.

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