Organic Farming Research in the Republic of Korea

a6By Byungmo Lee

National Academy of Agricultural Sciences – Organic farming research in Korea was initiated by Heuksalim, a private research institute established in 1995. A national organic farming research institute was established in 2004 as part of the Rural Development Administration.

When the legislation to promote environmentally friendly agriculture was set up in 1998, the organic movement was promoted vigorously. Today, government funding is the main driver of organic farming research in Korea.

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