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Removing Entry Barriers of Small-holder Organic Farming in Korea

Suh, Chong Hyuk (2014) Removing Entry Barriers of Small-holder Organic Farming in Korea. Paper at: IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15 October 2014. [Completed]

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There have been many research references which have mentioned entry barriers in organic farming. According to previous studies in Korea, it is difficult for majority of small-holders to convert their conventional farming into organic farming due to difficulty in pest and weed control, compost making, marketing organic produces and lower yield and income during the initial 3-4 years. In other words, various types of entry barriers exist when starting organic farming. There is lack of confidence in regulating pests and insects without pesticides as is the case with weed control.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:conversion to organic farming, South Korea, government subsidies
Subjects: Food systems > Markets and trade
Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
"Organics" in general > Countries and regions
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2014: 18th IFOAM OWC Practitioners Track
Deposited By: Suh, Dr Chong Hyuk
ID Code:24296
Deposited On:20 May 2015 07:16
Last Modified:20 May 2015 07:16
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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