The development and challenges of organic agriculture in South Korea


Organic agriculture in South Korea

Start Date

22nd Jun 2012 2:30pm

End Date

22nd Jun 2012 3:30pm


Life Sciences Lecture Theatre 2, Level 2, Life Sciences Building, Sandy Bay campus

RSVP / Contact Information

T: 6226 6339 E:

The Development and Challenges of Organic Agriculture in South Korea

presented by

Professor Kim Jong-Sook

Visiting Research Fellow, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture and

Professor, Korean National College of Agriculture and Fisheries


Professor Kim studied agricultural economics in Korea (Jeonbuk National University) and then completed her Masters and PhD in Japan. Professor Kim then returned to Korea to work as a research fellow at the Institute of Korean Rural Economy in Seoul. Professor Kim was part of the Agricultural Technology Evaluation Committee, involved in the Korean government's agricultural policy development, particularly for environmentally friendly agriculture. She was the chairman of the Korean Society of Organic Agriculture from 2009 - 2010.

Professor Kim currently lectures on organic agriculture at the Korean National College of Agriculture and Fisheries, a government institution for the training of young farmers.

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A TIA seminar.

TIA is a joint venture between the University of Tasmania and the Tasmanian Government