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Organic Farming

  • PGS is a verification system to ensure the quality of organic products. This system is based on the active participation of farmers, consumers, rural advisors, local authorities: they all join to...
  • Overall Policy FrameworkThe National Economic and Social Development Plan, currently with the Eleventh Plan (2012 – 2016) is normally the reference point for the overall policy framework for all...
  • Although there could be many attempts to define the principles of organic agriculture, but the most welknown and accepted is those of the IFOAM - Organic International.These Principles were developed...
  • In response to the declining of agriculture due to excessive use of agro-chemicals and economic pressure, a group of farmers and local non-government organizations (NGOs) came together to establish...
  • As in many other countries in Asia, Chinese organic agriculture is based on traditional sustainable farming practices that existed thousands of years ago. In China, for example, records of...
  • Singapore is an island country, with only 701 square kilometer land but with population of over 4.5 million. Singapore thus has little land for agriculture, currently less than  2,150 ha, or...
  • Due to its close-door policies, Myanmar organic agriculture is quite late to develop. A large part of the agriculture within the country are traditional farming with little or no-usages of...
  • Like in many other developing countries, the development of Laos organic agriculture has been promoted by either rural development NGOs and by private sectors interested to gain access to premium...
  • Green Net has been collecting statistical information about organic agriculture in Thailand since 1998. The information is used by Thai authorities, researchers, and international statistics. We...
  • Wanakaset, a word which translates directly as “forest agriculture”, is both the name of a farm and of a network of farms and farmers in Thailand. But it also refers to a farming concept which goes...