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Stiftung Haus der Bauern – Akademie Schloss Kirchberg

The V. World Organic Forum focuses on the local implementation of the UN Agenda 2030 with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

This year's conference will again take place in a face-to-face format at Schloss Kirchberg (Kirchberg Castle) from June 27 to 30, 2022. The forum is an impulse-giving place for building a global network of SDG regions, in the North as well as in the South, in which the 17 Sustainable Development Goals are implemented and filled with life! 

Together, we want to advance the local anchoring of the SDGs in a practice-oriented way. In doing so, we will especially join forces with the global networks of organic agriculture and the organic movement. 

Thus, it is a special pleasure that our partner IFOAM - Organics International will make the 2022 celebrations of the organization's 50th anniversary also part of the V. World Organic Forum! 

How can the 17 goals be successfully implemented in rural areas through a bottom-up movement? What building blocks do the SDGs provide for regional planning and how do we measure this? What are the opportunities and added values of organic agriculture for implementing the SDGs in regions around the world? How does the German government's international development cooperation take up the practical localization of the 2030 Agenda?  

What potential do communities of strong women, regenerative agrarian culture and new approaches to climate-friendly agriculture offer for anchoring the SDGs in everyday life on the ground? 

We want to discuss and work on these and many other questions together with highly renowned experts and protagonists of change from global civil society, science and politics as well as farmers from regions around the world and all interested people. We will learn about best practices, develop new approaches and inspire each other to bring the UN 2030 Agenda to the ground!  

Get to know where the 17 Sustainable Development Goals are already successfully anchored in a region, what changes in agriculture and food are needed to make this happen everywhere and what leverage the organic movement offers with its actors and experiences to grow the global network of SDG regions!  

During key notes, panel discussions and in interactive workshops we want to advance the exchange of knowledge and experience with you and participants from India, Ghana, Argentina, Italy, Tanzania, Romania, Bangladesh and the Hohenlohe region, among others, in a forward-looking way! 

We look forward to seeing you! 


Impressions from 2021:

You can find the presentations of the speakers under this link.