IFOCM hosts Urban Agriculture Pre-Conference in Gyeonggi, Korea

The International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement IFOCM will host a Pre-Conference on the subject Urban Agriculture in the Republic of Korea. The goal will be “to discuss how to solve the issue of reduced farming land caused by urbanization in the world, to pursue agriculture easily accessible to urbanites in the urbanized area and to discuss condition necessary for urban agriculture to perform positive function emotionally, educationally and socially. Thus, the main objective of urban agriculture conference is to improve natural environment of urban area and to preserve healthy ecological system.”



Contact for more information:

Lee, Wonsuk Gyeonggi-do – Agricultural Research & Extension Services, Urban Agriculture Team, Agricultural researcher, seomw@gg.go.kr

Cho, Mikyong Namyangju-si – Agricultural Technology Center, Manager of Urban Agriculture Team, Rural instructor, mkcho@korea.kr




About Craig Verzone

Craig P. Verzone is a principal at Verzone Woods Architectes and team leader of the Food Urbanism Initiative.

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