4th Organic Farming Innovation Award (OFIA) Summit
The 4th Organic Farming Innovation Award (OFIA) Summit will be held on November 11, 2016, during Biofach India in Okhla, New Delhi, India.
Experts from different parts of the world present on the thematic focus Nurturing the Culture of Innovation in Organic Agriculture. There will be three panel discussions with an input from a keynote speaker in between. The panelists will discuss how innovations can spur and nurture the growth of organic agriculture as envisioned in Organic 3.0.
The speakers include Markus Arbenz, Dr. Seungyong Ra, Dr. Seok Cheol Kim, Prof. Uygun Aksoy, Prof. Roberto Ugas, Ashish Gupta, Livia Ortolani, David Gould, Barbara Zilly, Dr. M. Reza Ardakani, Prof. Dr. Deog-Cheon-Choi, Sebastiaan Huisman, Kristin Karlsson, Manoj Kumar Menon and Dr. Seung-Gil Hong.
The detailed program is here.
The Organic Farming Innovation Award (OFIA) is the prize of the Organic Movement to highlight organic innovations of fermers, scientists, extension agents and other practitioners. Once every three years, at the IFOAM Organic World Congress (OWC), the Rural Development Administration (RDA) of the Republic of Korea, IFOAM - Organics International and IFOAM Technology Innovation Platform (TIPI) award great organic innovations and their discoverers. By highlighting the innovations, OFIA wants to motivate innovations and to boost their uptake.