The Approach of Organic Agriculture: New Markets, Food Security and a Clean Environment, December 2009

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The Approach of Organic Agriculture: New Markets, Food Security and a Clean Environment, December 2009

Publication Number

APEC#210-AT-04.1

Published Date

January 2010

Type of Publication

Proceedings

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Agricultural Technical Cooperation(ATCWG)

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Pages

183

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Description

The Approach of Organic Agriculture: New Markets, Food Security and a Clean Environment, December 2009 (Printed in January 2010) is a compilation of papers of the International Symposium held 19-21 August 2009 at Bangkok, Thailand.

Papers:

  • Global organic market access
  • Regulation & certification: How to break the barriers among the APEC member economies
  • Organic agriculture mitigates climate change
  • The situation of organic farming and the development of the organic sector in European countries
  • How to minimize postharvest losses of organic produce
  • Women in organic agriculture: Sustainable food production and social development in equality for all communities worldwide
  • Organic vegetable: Trend in breeding and selection for our Asia-Pacific region
  • Integrated pest management in small-scale low input vegetable production in Thailand and Viet Nam
  • Trust and organic food marketing in Japan
  • Current research on organic agriculture in the Asia-Pacific region and worldwide
  • Challenges in production of organic seeds
  • Integrated cultural programs for the production of cash crops in organic systems
  • Organic agriculture improves soil quality and seedling health
  • The business of organic agriculture in China
  • How to develop organic standards that is best suited for Thailand and developing economies
  • Developing organic brand through building trust and quality-sharing Zenxin experience