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Dept. of Organic Policy Industry, GOESAN County

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Country/Territory South Korea
AbbreviationGoesan Gun
Phone +82 43 830 3165
Contact Soyeon Park (Manager)

Goesan County is one of the birthplaces of Organic Farming in South Korea and the major organic farmers' and consumers' cooperatives have their production bases in the county. It hosted the 2015 Goesan International Organic Expo and is the home of the "Organic 3.0 Goesan Declaration". The County holds the Presidency of the Asian Local Governments for Organic Agriculture (ALGOA) and the co-Presidency of the Global Alliance of Organic Districts (GAOD). It is also an active supporter of IFOAM Asia activities and provides free office premises to IFOAM Asia, INOFO and ALGOA. It also hosts the ALGOA Center for Organic Leadership and the ALGOA Center for Organic Marketing.

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