World Board

IFOAM World Board 2014

Democratically elected by the membership of IFOAM, Organics International, this 10-member team is charged with overseeing and supporting IFOAM in its work to grow the global organic marketplace, communicate the benefits of organic, train organic leaders and facilitate capacity-building for organic farmers. In short, the Board develops recommendations and policies that ensure IFOAM stays on track in furthering the mainstream adoption of organic practices.

Meet the World Board

Click on the portraits below for bios of current World Board members: Andre Leu (Australia), Manjo Smith (Namibia) and Frank Eyhorn (Switzerland), comprising the IFOAM Executive Board, as well as Mathew John (India), Peggy Miars (USA), Gerold Rahmann (Germany), Gabi Soto (Costa Rica), Eva Torremocha (Spain), Roberto Ugas (Peru) and Zeijang Zhou (China).

This World Board will serve until the next IFOAM General Assembly in India in October 2017.