Organizations involved in Organic Agriculture in Namibia
Namibian Organic Association (NOA)
Contact person: Manjo Smith Email of the contact person: firstname.lastname@example.org Permanent email: email@example.com (not yet operational) Postal address: P.O. Box 1504, Okahanjda, Namibia Phone: +264 62 50 24 10 Fax: +264 62 50 49 61 Web: www.noa.org.na Year of Foundation: 2009 Mission:
To serve as a mouthpiece and contact point of the organic industry in Namibia and internationally.
To create a spirit of co-operation amongst the various organic industry players. All matters will be dealt with on merit and under no circumstances will matters be discussed from a political or religious perspective.
To promote the efficient production of organic produce through capacity building, training, education, extension and research.
To assist with organized marketing of organic produce locally and internationally
To promote co-operation amongst organic producers in respect of obtaining inputs, storing, handling and processing of organic produce to maximize economical viability of the organic sector in Namibia
To strengthen and maintain a positive relationship amongst producers buyers, processors and consumers of organic products.
To convey the opinion of the organic producers to the Government and Governmental Institutions and co-operate with them in eliminating obstacles
To increase awareness support for organic agriculture in Namibia
Type of Organization: NGO Scope of the Organization: Regional Organic Agriculture related main activities:
General promotion of organic agriculture
Advocacy and lobbying against GMOs
International marketing and trade on organic agriculture
Local organic market development
Education and training on organic agriculture
Rural development/Poverty Alleviation
Extension on organic agriculture
Consumer awareness of organic products
Nutrition and health
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