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Sikkim shortlisted for FAO's Future Policy Award
Oct 11, 2018

Sikkim's State Policy on Organic Farming and Sikkim Organic Mission have been shortlisted for an award conferred by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations for the world's best policies promoting agroecological approaches.
 
The 2018 Future Policy Award (FPA) will commend proven policies that effectively scale up agroecological approaches at local, national and international levels. It will celebrate outstanding examples for accelerating the transformative change in the way food is produced and consumed.
 
In total, 51 policies from 25 countries were nominated and among those shortlisted as the world's best policies in the support to scale up agroecological approaches include Brazil's National Policy for Agroecology and Organic Production, Organic Action Plan for Denmark: Working together for more organics, Sikkim's State Policy on Organic Farming (2004) and Sikkim Organic Mission (2010), the From Arms to Farms Programme in Philippines and Los Angeles' Good Food Purchasing Policy (2012).
    

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