Networking between stakeholders is paramount in the success of organic agriculture movements. Finding 'like-minded' partners and organizations, developing good communication, and facilitating cooperation can spread the workload and strengthen the movement.
Organic and Like-Minded Movements in Africa (IFOAM Bookstore)
Latin America and Caribbean Regional Network of the Global Alliance for ICT and Development (Seminar)
Deep and broad cooperation and dialog among the stakeholders in the whole food sector, from consumers to decision makers, from farmers to scientists, is essential, and their participation in strategic decisions is fundamental for success.
(From Building Sustainable Organic Sectors)
Lessons learned in the early development of organic agriculture.
IFOAM Project Partners
Below are a selection of successful examples of public-private
partnerships and cooperative projects. They provide excellent resources for Growing Organic sectors as well as providing examples for project planning and implementation.
Regional cooperation for Organic Standards and
certification capacity in East Africa OSEA (.pdf)
UNEP-UNCTAD Capacity Building Task Force
on Trade Environment and Development CBTF
The International Task Force on Harmonization and Equivalence in Organic Agriculture ITF
Export Promotion of Organic of Organic Products from Africa EPOPA
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