Consultative meeting to develop and support Bhutan’s initiative towards Organic Farming

web 1April 22, Thimphu: A consultative meeting between Korean delegates from the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)-ASIA and Ministry of Agriculture and Forests took place in presence of the Hon’ble Agriculture Minister, Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji.

The meeting was conducted to focus on ways to enhance cooperation and support for the organic agriculture development in Bhutan and Korea. Through this meeting, some possible collaborations in training for technical staff in Organic Agriculture, possibility of support to develop organic training and demonstration centre and training and employing young people in organic farming in Korea were discussed.

The Delegation was lead by Mr. Zhou Ze Jiang: President, IFOAM ASIA along with six team members. They were in the country from 19-24 April.

Reported by Tashi Yangzom with Photo by Choidup Zangpo, ICS

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