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October 2019
We are now on Instagram!
At IFOAM - Organics International we are always looking for new ways to reach people! That's why we are pleased to announce we have launched on Instagram! Our account will enable us to share compelling visual content with you, from the latest organic news and recent projects to active campaigns and more! We look forward to embarking on this new journey and invite you to follow us. Our username is @ifoamorganics.
Hear Our Response to Media Headlines About the Cranfield Study

The study from Cranfield University highlights multiple benefits of organic and warns about the risk of increased emissions from agriculture, if consumption patterns do not change. Yet several headlines have put a sensationalist spin on the study, claiming organic could increase emissions. We've taken a deeper look behind the headlines. 
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New Study Sheds Light on Organic Farming Across the Himalayas

On the occasion of the UNCCD's 14th session, IFOAM – Organics International and the World Future Council launched the new study The Mainstreaming of Organic Agriculture and Agroecology in the Himalaya Region. Policy Contexts in Bhutan, India and Nepal, which provides new insight into current institutional efforts for organic farming across the Himalaya Region.
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IFOAM - Organics International Attended the CFS 46th Session

In mid-October, the Committee on World Food Security hosted its 46th Session in Rome. 
IFOAM – Organics International attended to bring the voice of the organic movement to the highest-level UN forum on food security. Delegates discussed the 2019 SOFI report, its policy implications for the SDGs, and ways to address slow progress on the 2030 Agenda.
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Organic Agriculture Included in Declaration On Good Food Cities

At the September C40 World Mayors Summit, mayors from many of the world’s largest cities issued a declaration calling for more organic, healthy, and climate-friendly meals in public life and institutions. The declaration 'Good Food Cities: Achieving a Planetary Health Diet for All', laid out goals for reducing food sector climate impacts and increasing sustainable food production.
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Submit Your Bid Now to Host the 2023 Organic World Congress!
The 2020 Organic World Congress (OWC) is just around the corner, and we are now accepting bids to host the 2023 OWC! The Congress represents a unique opportunity to support and showcase your organic sector. If you would like to host this event, we invite you to submit a bid by March 15, 2020! The General Assembly will make the selection in fall 2020. 
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Food Tank Launches Application Call for $2M Food Systems Prize 

The Food System Vision Prize is an invitation for entities around the world to develop inspirational, concrete visions for food systems of the future. The prize
 is driven by the main question: how can we envision a regenerative and nourishing food future? IFOAM - Organics International encourages entries on organic that reflect its four principles of health, equality, fairness, care.
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The IFOAM – Organics International team is dedicated to our mission to lead change, organically. We work towards a transition to truly sustainable agriculture, value chains, and consumption in line with the principles of organic agriculture.

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Biofach India,
 November 7-9 2019, India
Fifth West African Organic Conference,
 November 12-15 2019, Ghana
Middle East Organic and Natural Products Expo
3-5 December 2019, United Arab Emirates
Organic World Congress 2020,
21-27 September 2020, France
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