4th International Conference on Organic Agriculture in Mediterranean Climates: Threats and Solutions
Because of the pandemic Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, 4th ABM Conference on Organic Agriculture and 11th Ecology İzmir Fair activities were postponed in 2020 to a later date. After 2 years, the Ecology fair will be organized on 26-29 May 2022 in Gaziemir İzmir Turkey. We are happy to inform you of the new date 27-29 May 2022 for a hybrid (both virtual and in person) event. The 4th International Conference on Organic Agriculture in Mediterranean Climates: Threats and Solutions is being organized together with ETO, IFOAM ABM, ISOFAR, Ege University, the Aegean Exporters’ Associations and IZFAŞ.
The Conference is a three-day meeting consisting of oral and poster presentations and panel discussions. The topics embrace but not limited to the following topics: organic primary production and processing of food and non-food commodities of plant and animal origin including aquaculture, wild harvest, policies and standards, inspection and certification, participatory guarantee systems, consumer preferences, markets, social and ethical issues, foot-prints, nutrition and food safety, waste management, ecotourism and research and consultancy services.
There will be 5 panel discussions on:
- Boosting organic production with Farm to Fork Strategy and Green Deal actions
- Reducing climate change in the agricultural sector
- Developing and scaling up sustainable farming
- The challenges and recommendations for sustainable organic livestock
- Contentious inputs
The Conference is organized at the İzmir Fair (Gaziemir) Conference Hall, which also hosts two fairs as Ekoloji for organic products and services, OLIVTECH Olive, Olive Oil, Dairy Products, Wine & Technologies Fair during the same period. This creates an opportunity to visit stands and meet the exhibitors. The Conference language will be English.