Organic World Congress 2017: Scientific Track

Innovative Research for Organic 3.0

The Organic World Congress 2017 will be held in India. The Scientific Track of the Organic World Congress  is organized jointly by

Research results will be presented and discussed in 20 sessions of 1.5 hours each, and must link to the ordinary scientific disciplines (i.e. soil, plant, animal, economics, social).

Scientific Board

  • Prof Dr G. Rahmann, International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), Germany, chairman Scientific Board
  • Prof Dr V. Olowe, Boeard member of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR)., Nigeria
  • Prof Dr R. Ardakani, Boeard member of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), Iran
  • Dr A.K. Yadav, Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), India, chairman of the Scientific Board Members from Indi
  • Dr J.P. Saini, Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya/Hill Agricultural University of India (HPKV, Palampur, India
  • Dr N. Ravisankar,
  • ICAR-IIFSR: Indian Council of Agricultural Research - Indian Institute of Farming Systems Research (ICAR-IIFSR), Modipuram, India
  • Dr H.B. Babalad (UAS, Dharwad, India)
  • Dr N. Devakumar, University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Bangalore, India
  • Dr S.L. Goel, Worldwide Association for Preservation and Restoration of Ecological Diversity (WAPRED), India
  • G. Soto, COSA, Costa Rica, Council member of the Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM - Organcis International
  • Dr H. Willer, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Frick, Switzerland, Council member of the Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM - Organics International
  • Mr C. Andres, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Frick, Switzerland, Council member of the Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM - Organics International

Submission Requirements

All papers should at least outline an answer to the question: "How does your research contribute to Organic 3.0?" Submissions should be full papers of at least two, but no more than four, A4 pages. The deadline for submission is November 30th, 2016.

  1. Further criteria for the selection of oral papers and posters are as follows:
  2. Does the research address organic farming?
  3. Does the paper fulfill scientific standards?
  4. Does the paper provide solutions to future challenges?
  5. Does the paper represent diversity in terms of regions, gender, ages, topics?

Please use this Word document template to base your submission on:

Example paper for OWC 2017 scientific track (42 KB)