Mark Your Calendar:
The 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress will be held from June 18.-20. 2008 in Modena, Italy.
The Organic World Congress will be based on the IFOAM Principles of Organic Agriculture: Health, Fairness, Ecology and Care. Also founded on these basic principles, other focal points will be:
The OWC will offer platforms and to build bridges between different cultures, regions, in time and space, with the help of leading personalities from Sciences and the Arts who will guide and inspire our sessions, using as varied and creative tools as possible. Conferences, workshops, seminars, round
- Regional Values and Indigenous Knowledge, is where we derive experience and inspiration
- Innovation – in all fields – is how we best launch into the future
- Cooperation between different parties, such as producers and consumers, government and private sectors, scientists and practitioners, south and north, communities, regions and countries.
tables, forums, active and living poster sessions: many parallel events following different threads, but seamlessly weaved together.
The IFOAM General Assembly will be held in Vignola from June 22-24 2008.
Here you can find the Organic World Congress program.
Cultivate the future is the title of the 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress, because we believe that the contribution made by Organic Agriculture is fundamental for guaranteeing generations to come with a healthy, fair, correct environment for harmonious living that respects people and the earth. The Modena area boasts centuries old agro-food tradition that is a benchmark for world food and wine, and the development and growth of organic agriculture plays a central role, from both an economic point of view and also in preservation of the land itself.
Watch the Province of Modena Candidature video. Modena is a land of pioneers and a cradle of Organic Agriculture in Italy, not only because of the methods and cultivation techniques used, but also due to its culture of living in harmony with Mother Earth. The city will warmly welcome the 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress Cultivate the Future.
Consorzio ModenaBio 2008
Via Rainusso, 144
41100 Modena - ITALY