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BIO-DISTRICTS to boost organic production

Cuoco, Eduardo and Basile, Salvatore (2014) BIO-DISTRICTS to boost organic production. Speech at: IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15 October 2014. [Completed]

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A bio-district is an area where farmers, citizens, tourist operators, associations and public authorities enter into an agreement for a sustainable management of local resources, based on organic farming. The first bio-district was launched in Italy in 2009. After 4 years, the bio-district now includes 30 municipalities, 400 SMEs, 20 restaurants and 10 tourist establishments and it constitutes a permanent workshop of culturally significant ideas and initiatives.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Speech
Keywords:rural development, organic farming, district, territorial approach
Subjects: Farming Systems > Social aspects
Knowledge management > Education, extension and communication > Technology transfer
Research affiliation: European Union
International Conferences > 2014: 18th IFOAM OWC Practitioners Track
International Organizations > International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM > IFOAM EU Group
International Organizations > Technology Platform TP Organics
Deposited By: Cuoco, MSc Eduardo
ID Code:23977
Deposited On:02 Feb 2015 14:15
Last Modified:02 Feb 2015 14:28
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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