senegal

AGRECOL Afrique

Contact person: Souleymane Bassoum or Famara Diedhiou
Email of the contact person sibassoum [at] hotmail [dot] com ordfamara [at] hotmail [dot] com
Permanent email: agrecol [at] orange [dot] sn
Postal address: Villa N°23, Dixième RIAOM. BP 347 Thiès - Sénégal
Phone: +221 33 951 42 06
Fax: +221 33 951 53 37
Web: www.agrecol-afrique.org
Year of Foundation: Establish in Africa in 1996, but founded in 1983 in Swizerland
Mission: 
Reenhance vision, practice of ecological and organic agriculture in Sénégal and West Africa

  • Contribute to the dep’t of knowledge’s, practices & experiences in Organic Agriculture & AgroEcology in West Africa
  • Develop communication and information in Organic Agriculture & AgroEcology

Type of Organization: NGO
Scope of the Organization: Regional
Organic Agriculture related main activities: 

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • Food security
  • Local organic market development
  • Education and training on organic agriculture
  • Rural development/Poverty Alleviation
  • Consumer awareness of organic products
  • Food processing



Agence Nationale de Conseil Agricole et Rural (ANCAR) 
DIRECTION REGIONAL DE THIES

Contact person: 
Email of the contact person elhbiteye [at] yahoo [dot] fr
Permanent email: ancarthies [at] orange [dot] sn
Postal address: BP 734 Thiès Sénégal
Phone: + 221 339 52 16 43
Web: www.ancar.sn
Year of Foundation: 1999
Mission: 

  • Set up a rural and agricultural council

Type of Organization: Private Company
Scope of the Organization: National
Organic Agriculture related main activities: 

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • Rural development/Poverty Alleviation
  • Extension on organic agriculture



Association Sénégalaise pour la Promotion de l'Agriculture Biologique (ASPAB)

Contact person: Ibrahima Seck
Email of the contact person: iseck [at] yahoo [dot] fr
Permanent email: aspabsenegal [at] yahoo [dot] fr
Postal address: BP. 412 Thiès, Sénégal
Phone: +221 33 952 16 55 / +221 33 952 16 56
Fax:: +221 33 952 16 55
Web: www.aspab.interconnection.org (under construction)
Year of Foundation: 1987
Mission: 

  • Promote ecological practices on agriculture and farming systems, to promote an ecological approach of the projects of development, bring farmers to avoid the dangers of pesticides 
  • To rehabilitate agriculture traditional techniques
  • Capacity building on organic and biodynamic agriculture for small farmers, gardeners, agents of development, people and their communities, regeneration of the degraded soils by monoculture, 
  • Working with national and international organizations for the promotion of organic agriculture as a scientific model of an alternative agriculture, realize with farmers’ organizations, programs of development with ecological projects, to permit exchanges of experiences between countries on organic agriculture 
  • To contribute to the amelioration and the protection of the environment, to let know the indigenous flora in particular the one of Senegal, to contribute to the promotion of agro-forestry 
  • To ameliorate the health of people by orientation of consuming organic alimentation, support its farmers’ partners to commercialize their organic products, to support the Farmer’s Research on organic agriculture and agro-forestry .   

Type of Organization: NGO
Scope of the Organization: National
Organic Agriculture related main activities: 

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • Food security
  • Women’s rights and empowerment
  • Advocacy and lobbying against GMOs
  • International marketing and trade on organic agriculture
  • Local organic market development
  • Education, research and training on organic agriculture
  • Certification
  • Rural development/Poverty Alleviation
  • Consumer awareness of organic products
  • Policy review for organic agriculture
  • Climate change and combating desertification
  • Food processing
  • Collection from wild

Women’s Network for Organic Farming & Fair Trade (REFABEC)

Contact person: Mme Awa Thiandoum
Permanent email: refabec [at] gmail [dot] com 
Postal address BP: 347 Thiès
Phone: +221 77 540 95 04 
Fax: +221 33 951 53 37
Year of Foundation: 2005
Mission:

  • The networks fights against the feminization of poverty through the practice of sustainable agriculture and fair trade.

Type of Organization: NGO 
Scope of the Organization: National
Organic Agriculture related main activities:

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • Women’s rights and empowerment
  • Local organic market development
  • Rural development/poverty Alleviation
  • Consumer awareness of organic products



Enda Pronat (Protection Naturelle)

Contact person: Mariam Sow
Email of the contact person: mariam [at] enda [dot] sn
Permanent email: pronat [at] enda [dot] sn
Postal address: 54, Rue Carnot BP: 3370 Dakar Sénégal 
Phone: +221 33 889 34 39
Fax: +221 33 842 86 81
Web: www.endapronat.org
Year of Foundation: 1982
Mission: 

  • To promote a healthy and sustainable agriculture through the reinforcement of technical and organizational capacities of farmers’ organizations in Senegal and its regions.

Type of Organization: NGO
Scope of the Organization: Regional
Organic Agriculture related main activities: 

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • Food security
  • Women’s rights and empowerment
  • Advocacy and lobbying against GMOs
  • International marketing and trade on organic agriculture
  • Local organic market development
  • Education, research and training on organic agriculture
  • Certification
  • Rural development/Poverty Alleviation
  • Extension on organic agriculture
  • Consumer awareness of organic products
  • Climate change
  • Biodiversity protection through seed breeding
  • Fair trade
  • Transformation of products
  • Reinforcement of farmer’s organizations