The National Centre for Organic Agriculture (NCOA) is taking up various measures towards becoming an organic nation. One of the important measures is the implementation of Local Organic Assurance System (LOAS) certification which encourages mass conversion to organic farming through low cost and effective mechanism of assurance system for smallholders in Bhutan.
With funds from GEF-LDCF, two days hands-on-training were organized to facilitate and promote the registration of organic farms in the regional Dzongkhags and the implementation of the Internal Control System (ICS) among the farmers’ groups and cooperatives. Twelve participants attended it from 20-21 October.
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