Organic Farming and Agroecology International Conference
Elkana is organizing an international conference “Organic Farming and Agroecology”, covering the following issues from global, regional and Georgian perspectives:
- – Session #1 – Development of the organic sector – policy, production and market trends
- – Session #2 – Organic hazelnut sector – local and international experiences
- – Session #3 – Agroecology and UN Declaration on Rights of Peasants and other People Working in Rural areas
- – Session #4 – Market access practical examples benefiting organic and agroecological producers
Excursions will be held on the second and third day of the conference.
Aimed at representatives of governmental, international, civil and scientific organizations; organic and agroecological farmers, companies involved in organic production and other stakeholders, the event will be held in the Georgian and English languages with simultaneous interpretation.
The conference will be preceded by a Members’ Forum (on June 22nd) and provide an opportunity to showcase Members’ products, both on conference menu and at the Farmers Fair of local, organic and eco-friendly products that will be held in parallel to the main event.
The Conference is financially supported by Elkana’s on-going projects, funded by the Danish Development Agency (DANIDA), HEKS-EPER , Brot für die Welt and the Agroecology Fund. Additional sponsorship is welcome to support the participation of international experts.