• • • The Contribution of Organic Agriculture to the SDGs: Scientific evidence from comparative research
In collaboration with the European Commission DG for International Cooperation and Development, FiBL is pleased to announce the upcoming workshop “The Contribution of Organic Agriculture to the SDGs: Scientific evidence from comparative research”. It will take place on 26 February 2019 at the Albert Borschette Congress Centre in Brussels (BE).
This workshop aims to stimulate debate on the role of organic agriculture and other agro-ecological approaches in the European and international development policy frameworks in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It will feature presentations on the latest research results from FiBL on the performance of organic agriculture in tropical and sub-tropical climate zones, i.e. productivity, economic viability, environmental soundness and social inclusiveness. Dynamic scientific and policy panel discussions with leading experts and representatives from the European Commission, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and European Parliamentary Alliance for the Fight Against Hunger will reflect the results in view of the role of organic agriculture in the European and international development policy frameworks.
The workshop will also be webstreamed for those who are unable to attend in person (Webstream). Please register by following the links FiBL registration service before 19 February 2019. Due to the European Commission’s security requirements, late registration will not be possible.