Organic Farming Innovation Award (OFIA)

Honoring the organic innovations of scientists, extension agents and practitioners worldwide.

OFIA logoEvery three years, at the Organic World Congress (OWC), IFOAM and the Rural Development Administration (RDA) award great organic innovaters with the he Organic Farming Innovation Award (OFIA).  

Initiated by the government of Korea at the OWC 2011, the award aims at motivating other stakeholders to continue researching and promoting the multiple benefits of organic farming.

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Winners of OFIA Establish Fairness in Regional Value Chains & Enhance Resistance to Disease and Pests.

14.10.2014: The winners of the 2014 Organic Farming Innovation Awards (OFIA) were announced on 14 October 2014 at an awards ceremony during the Organic World Congress in Istanbul, TurkeyThe Grand Prize was awarded to Bio Suisse for their incorporation of domestic fair trade in their organic system. The Science Prize went to Mr. Stephen Nganga Wainaina from the Organic Agriculture Centre of Kenya, for his tomato grafting technology, an innovation that enhances resistance to fruit disease, pests and drought.  

You can read more here and find more information about the winners here.

You can read more about the initiation of OFIA here:

OFIA 2014  -   OFIA 2011  -  OFIA Annual Summits

OFIA-RDA-IFOAM Collaboration   

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