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TOWARDS A SUCCESSFUL ORGANISATION OF THE 6TH WEST AFRICAN ORGANIC CONFERENCE IN BURKINA FASO

TOWARDS A SUCCESSFUL ORGANISATION OF THE 6TH WEST AFRICAN ORGANIC CONFERENCE IN BURKINA FASO In preparation for the upcoming 2021 West African Organic Conference (WAOC) in Burkina Faso, top management of the ECOWAS-led Regional Planning Committee (RPC) and the Burkina Faso Local Organising Committee (LOC) met virtually with Mr Alain SY TRAORE, Director, Agriculture and […]

The Association Meets In Ibadan

The Association Meets In Ibadan This year’s Annual General Meeting took place at First Bank Building of Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan as against the agreed Abuja venue on March 23 and 24, 2021. It was a two day event and a hybrid of physical and virtual participation. The event had in discussion the […]

Workshop on The Multiplier Mapping for Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Dissemination Within KCOA Project

Workshop on The Multiplier Mapping for Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Dissemination Within KCOA Project Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria in collaboration with National Federation For Organic Agriculture (FENAB) ,organizes a workshop on the Multiplier Mapping for Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Dissemination Within KCOA Project. The workshop was sponsored by KCOA (Knowledge Centre For Organic […]

IFOAM Partners With The Association in Training Knowledge Multipliers

IFOAM Partners With The Association in Training Knowledge Multipliers The IFOAM –OI ToToT was organized by IFOAM in conjunction with Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria, the training is under the sponsorship of the Knowledge Centre For organic Agriculture in Africa. The training was aimed to train team of trainers to allow proximity and […]

Organic Agriculture Stakeholders Converges in Akwa Ibom

Organic Agriculture Stakeholders Converges in Akwa Ibom The 2020 edition of the annual National Organic Agriculture Business Summit was successfully held at Ibom Hall, Uyo, Akwa Ibom  and had in attendance both virtual and physical participants The event was phenomenal and impactful and the precautionary measures against the COVID 19 pandemic was not ruled out. […]

Organic Produce Consumption, The New Normal in Nigerian Homes

Organic Produce Consumption, The New Normal in Nigerian Homes   Organic foods could offer more health benefits than conventionally delivered products according to scientists form the UK, Poland, Norway, Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece and Turkey. This is because conventional produce contain nutrients and chemicals that are injurious to human health and wellbeing. Organic meat and […]

Participatory Guarantee System (PGS), A Quality Assurance Arm of the Association

Participatory Guarantee System (PGS), A Quality Assurance  Arm of the Association Participatory Guarantee System is a second party Certificate scheme, an internationally approved standard and sets of guidelines for inspection of farmlands. it is a locally focused quality assurance system that certify producers based on active participation of stakeholders. They are built on these key […]

The Association Flags Off State Chapters

The Association Flags Off State Chapters Organic Agriculture has indeed gained ground and this is owed to the efforts of the Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria in ensuring that farmers from all parts of Nigeria  share in the idea and objectives of the association. 2019 has its share of emergence of State Chapters  […]

The 4th Ecological Organic Agriculture’ Regional Steering Committee Meeting

    The Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative’ (EOA-I) Regional Secretariat of West Africa under the able leadership of Mr Ernest Aubee of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Commission organised the 4th Regional Steering Committee (RSC) virtual meeting to review the activities of EOA in West Africa on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 […]

The Association Meets in Umudike, Abia State

The Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of Nigeria held its meeting at the Alumni Hall of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State on March 10, 2020. The success of this year’s meeting was owed to the efforts of members of the Association, The Local Organising Committee, chaired by Prof. Ike Nwachukwu, members of […]