Advocacy

IFOAM advocates to mainstream organic agriculture into agricultural policies at the international level.  We closely monitor all food and agriculture related international policy making processes. 

Our core campaigns are related to:

Download our advocacy brochure for an overview of our pillar activities.

Latest News

  • IFOAM organizes COP20 side event: Building Resilience to Climate Change and Managing Disaster Risks through Sustainable AgricultureFind out more.
  • IFOAM and SOCLA release publication on the role of ecological farming in mitigating climate change. Find out more.
  • IFOAM supports the UN Zero Hunger ChallengeFind out more
  • IFOAM EU calls for best practice examples in sustainable water management. Find out more.
  • MEPs confirm that environmental concerns can justify GMO bans; EU Commission and Council must follow. Find out more
  • IFOAM EU and the Round Table on Organic Agriculture and Climate Change (RTOACC) prepare a strategy for UNFCCC negotiations. Read more.

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Going Organic in East Africa

Listen to the story of Kilimo Hai, how three smallholder farmers in Tanzania and Kenya escaped poverty, hunger and diminishing yields by learning organic farming practices in the context of the IFOAM project Regional Cooperation for Organic Standards and Certification Capacity in East Africa.          

   

Visit our publications page for resources on Organic Agriculture advocacy.
Find out more about our ongoing campaigns.