What is the Organic Farming Innovation Award?
Initiated by the government of Korea in remembrance of the Organic World Congress (OWC) 2011, the Organic Farming Innovation Award (OFIA) honors the organic innovations of scientists, extension agents and practitioners.
Every three years, at the Organic World Congress (OWC), IFOAM and the Rural Development Administration (RDA) award great organic innovaters with the aim off motivating other stakeholders to continue researching and promoting the multiple benefits of organic farming.
As such, the OFIA committee is expressing its support for the research and extension community worldwide and emphasizing the need for innovation in the development of organic agriculture worldwide.
The next OFIA award ceremony will be on October 14th, 2014 in Istanbul Turkey. The application form can be found here.
You can read more about the initiation of OFIA here:ofia-an_rda_ifoam_collaboration.pdf
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