The IFOAM Academy

Join us for the OLC Europe 2015/16!
​Submit your application until 10 April 2015.

Training has always been at the heart of IFOAM. Through organic training platforms, training manuals and capacity building programs, we have been addressing training needs for decades.

Since 2012, with the launch of the first IFOAM Organic Leadership Course (OLC) in South Asia, training and capacity building finally have their own home in the IFOAM Academy. We also now offer Tailored Training Programs to a growing organic sector.

The OLC is our flagship training program, taking place in regions across the globe. The intensive, one-year course empowers participants to assume greater responsibility in finding organic solutions to address the world's environmental and social challenges. Download the IFOAM Academy Brochure to learn more about the OLC and how else the IFOAM Academy supports skills development for the global organic movement.

Check this website regularly for upcoming OLCs in your region, or follow the link below to read about currently running and concluded Leadership Courses. If you would like to get in touch with the IFOAM Academy, please email the Academy Manager Konrad Hauptfleisch at academy [at]

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