International Conference on ‘Strategies to Drive Organic Sector Forward For Sustainability & For Markets’
Organised by the State Horticulture Mission, Government of Kerala, India, and the International Competence Centre For Organic Agriculture (ICCOA), Bengaluru, India
The international conference, ‘Strategies to Drive Organic Sector Forward-For Sustainability & For Markets’ is being organised to assist the policy makers make an appropriate strategy for the state of Kerala. As a state, Kerala has held a pre-eminent position in organic agriculture especially for cashews and spices which however is now finding itself slipping down the ladder. The conference will have eminent speakers from India and abroad raising pertinent issues on organic agriculture and agri-business.
The conference sessions will encompass two broad themes, that of sustainability and the other on markets. Both these themes are inter- related and interdependent. The sub-sessions will concentrate on cost reduction and income enhancing aspects of organic agriculture while talking about sustainability and certification along with other requirements of the markets.