nigeria

Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)

Contact person: Dr T.I. Olabiyi
Email of the contact person t.olabiyi [at] yahoo.co.uk
Postal address: PMB 4000
Phone: +234 80 33 53 99 11
Web: www.lautech.edu.ng
Year of Foundation: 1990
Mission: 

  • Establishment of garden organic; The University proposed to produce organically certified turmeric, ginger and lemon grass. The university (LAUTECH) has set aside million of Naira for this. The University is at take-off stage.
  • To carry out research on organic agriculture
  • To publish vital information leading to global development of organic agriculture

Type of Organization: Government body
Scope of the Organization: Regional-National
Organic Agriculture related main activities: 

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • 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
  • Food porcessing



Nigerian Organic Agriculture Network  (NOAN)

Contact person: Olugbenga Oluseyi AdeOluwa
Email of the contact person: adeoluwaoo [at] yahoo.com
Permanent email: noannigeria [at] gmail.com
Postal address: c/o Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Ibadan
Phone: +234 80 23 42 27 59
Year of Foundation: 2008
Mission: 

  • The mission of NOAN is to coordinate and facilitate the development of sustainable organic agriculture related activities in Nigeria.

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

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • International marketing and trade on organic agriculture
  • Local organic market development
  • Education, research and training on organic agriculture
  • Extension on organic agriculture
  • Interact with international bodies on organic related issues



Organic Agriculture Project in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria  (OAPTIN)

Contact person: Dr. Joe Atungwu
Email of the contact person: jojerat1 [at] yahoo.com
Permanent email: organicagriculture_unaab [at] yahoo.com
Postal address: Room 224, COLPLANT Building, University of Agriculture, P.M.B 2240 Abeokuta 
Phone: +2348037156261
Web: www.unaab.edu.ng 
Year of Foundation: 2004
Mission: Organic 

  • Agriculture Training and Education 
  • Skill development and capacity building
  • To produce plenty and safe food

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

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • Food security
  • Education, research and training on organic agriculture
  • Extension on organic agriculture
  • Consumer awareness of organic products



Self Help and Community Development Initiative

Contact person: Sunday O.U. Emenike
Email of the contact person: shecdi [at] yahoo.com
Postal address: Umunaga Town Hall, P.O. BOX 185, Nkwerre, Imo State, Nigeria
Phone: +234 80 63 50 59 89
Fax: +234 80 22 38 80 71

Promoting Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Development in Africa (POSADA Ltd. Co.) 

Contact person: Jean Marie Irakabaho, CEO 
Email of the contact person: jmirakabaho [at] gmail.com
Permanent email: posada.organic [at] gmail.com
Postal address: We are under process of opening a specific postal address. But currently, mails can be sent to the following address: PO Box: 238 HUYE - RWANDA. 
Phone: +250 78 84 84 54.
Cell: +250 788 30 36 76
Year of Foundation: 2009
Mission: 

  • POSADA limited company aims to promote Organic Agriculture as a sustainable way of achieving communities' better health and sustainable development in Africa through consistent production and supplying systems which are environmental sounds and enhancing food safety and security while increasing incomes to growers' families, for both present and future generations.

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

  • General promotion of organic agriculture
  • Food security
  • Women’s rights and empowerment
  • International marketing and trade of organic agriculture
  • Local organic market development
  • Education, research and training on organic agriculture
  • Certification
  • Rural development/Poverty Alleviation
  • Extension on organic agriculture
  • Policy review for organic agriculture
  • Climate change
  • Food processing
  • Promoting awareness for the use of organic cosmetic products and establishment of organic saloons
  • Establishing a Newsletter, with possible extension to rural radio’s programs in near future, for spreading News about Organic Market and Technical procedures in organic and protection of Environment
  • Project to establish “AgriShops” for selling organic inputs (fertilizers, seeds, pesticides) and materials
  • Eco-Tourism Promotion Program
  • Coffee’s Waste (Pulp, Mucilage, wastewater) management
  • Use of Vermicomposting and Effective microorganisms Technologies in organic waste management (nutrient recycling)