Organic farming for biodiversity conservation and sustainable tourism
Goesan 90, Imkkeokjeong-ro, Goesan-eup, Goesan-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do, Republic of Korea
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.
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.