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23/04/2019

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: ORGANIC WORLD CONGRESS 2020

The Organic World Congress (OWC) of IFOAM - Organics International is held every 3 years in a different country.
 

Now in its twentieth session, the OWC offers inspiration and momentum to all who take part. Drawing from the motto 'From its Roots, Organic Inspires Life', the world's largest organic gathering will be held in Rennes, France from September 21-27, 2020.

The OWC 2020 will provide stakeholders working toward sustainable agriculture, value chains, and consumption through organic agriculture with the chance to exchange knowledge, innovation, and experiences from around the globe.

Call for Contributions Now Open!

If you would like to participate in the congress, please submit your contribution online via https://owc.ifoam.bio/2020(link is external) between April 15 - September 30, 2019. There are six congress forums to choose from and we welcome submissions that fit into the following themes:

  1.  Leadership Forum(link is external): Discuss and mold the future of the organic movement.
  2.  Farmers’ & Advisors’ Forum(link is external): Share knowledge and initiatives.
  3. Science Forum(link is external): Present research on the organic sector.
  4. Supply & Value Chain Forum(link is external): Address profession-related concerns.
  5. Cultural & Education Forum(link is external): Discuss the philosophical foundation and knowledge management of the organic movement.
  6. Stakeholder Forum(link is external): Promote a multi-actor approach for organic food systems.

For more information about OWC 2020 and how to contribute, please visit the congress website at: owc.ifoam.bio/2020

Source: IFOAM Press Release

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