Question: Where was the Organic Agrculture World Congress, 2017 organized?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Greater Noida
- During 9-11 November, 2017, the 19th Organic World Congress 2017was held in India Expo Center, Greater Noida.
- The conference was inaugurated by Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
- The goal for this year’s Congress is to move from organic India to the organic world.
- The event was attended by 1400 delegates from 110 countries and 2000 Indian delegates.
- Organic World Congress is organized once in three years in any country in the world.
- It was organized jointly by The International Federation of Organic Farming Movements (IFOAM) and OAFI.
- In this exhibition 55 seeds group from 15 Indian states will showcase 4,000 varieties of seeds.
- The last edition of the Organic World Congress took place in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2014.