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 strategic recommendations that help IFOAM further 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 Zhou Zejiang (China).
This World Board will serve until the next IFOAM General Assembly in India in October 2017.