Organic farming for biodiversity conservation & sustainable tourism



Goesan 90, Imkkeokjeong-ro, Goesan-eup, Goesan-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, Republic of Korea

Organized By

Goesan county and Biodiv Inc.

Type of institution

Government, Private Sector


Republic of Korea


Resource efficiency, environmental protection and climate change

Lines of actions

Advocacy and awareness raising

Type of activity

Events, meetings and conferences

Estimated outreach/impact of your activity

Including policy makers, public officers and researchers about 100 participants from Asian countries joined this event and share their opinions.

Target group

Governmental bodies

Organic agriculture can contribute to protect biodiversity in farmlands. To celebrate the 2017 IDB, the side event was held in the 3rd Summit ALGOA (Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture), 31 August, in Goesan. Biodiv Inc. organized this event to increase public awareness of biodiversity and sustainable tourism. The participants from Asian countries marked their biodiversity hotspots and ecotourism site on the world map and shared their opinions. Goesan county, as the leader of organic agriculture in Korea, supported this event.

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