In June 2007, IFOAM opened a regional office to support the development of Organic Agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean. Presently, the office is based in Lima, Peru.
Patricia Flores Escudero represents IFOAM in Latin America and the Caribbean. She works in close cooperation with staff from the IFOAM Head Office in Bonn and with regional IFOAM Members and other allies.
- Supporting the development of Organic Agriculture in the region;
- Linking regional and global organic networks;
- Capacity building in the organic sector, e.g. by organizing regional workshops and other events;
- Increasing official recognition for Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) in national and regional organic regulations.
Patricia Flores Escudero, IFOAM Latin American Office Coordinator
phone: +51-1-2750890 (office), +51-9696-54187 (mobile)
e-mail: p [dot] flores [at] ifoam [dot] org