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NOABS2017PRESENTATION: PARTICIPATORY GUARANTEE SYSTEM (PGS) – DOMESTIC TRADE IN ORGANIC, LOCAL ORGANIC MARKET INITIATIVES

PRESENTATION: PARTICIPATORY GUARANTEE SYSTEM (PGS) – DOMESTIC TRADE IN ORGANIC, LOCAL ORGANIC MARKET INITIATIVES BY MR OLUWAFEMI .E. AYANFEOLUWA 1.0 INTRODUCTION Organic Agriculture entails the production methods that employ organic factors of production and adhire strictly to the principles of organic agriculture for production  and   qualify for certification.Organic agriculture is a crucial step to attaining […]

NOABS2017 Presentation – BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN ORGANIC AGRICULTURE

PRESENTATION TWO: BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN ORGANIC AGRICULTURE BY Dr. O.O. AdeOluwa. Organic Agriculture has various advantages over the conventional agriculture and the exponential increase in the demand for organic products therefore there are several business opportunities available to venture into in order to meet up with the demands of agricultural products and produce. Understanding the […]

NOABS2017 PRESENTATION – How to go Organic

PRESENTATION ONE: HOW TO GO ORGANIC BY MR OYEWOLE GBADAMOSI 1.0 What is Organic Agriculture? According to the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM) Organic Agriculture (OA) is defined as a holistic production management system which enhancesagro ecosystem health utilizing both traditional and scientific knowledge. It is a system that relies more on available […]

Organic Agriculture and Climate Change

Organic Agriculture and Climate Change As global temperatures rise and weather patterns become more erratic, the intersection between climate change and agriculture is crucial to understanding the role agriculture plays in contributing to and mitigating global warming. Carbon sequestration, lower-input of fossil fuel dependant resources, and use of renewable energy all present opportunities for organic […]

Introduction to Organic Farming

Defining “Organic” Organic farming is a method of crop and livestock production that involves much more than choosing not to use pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics and growth hormones. Organic production is a holistic system designed to optimize the productivity and fitness of diverse communities within the agro-ecosystem, including soil organisms, plants, livestock and […]

Organic Agriculture and You

While neither there is nor formal or universal definition for organic farming, it can be defined as a production system that sustains the health of the soils, ecosystems biodiversity and people. It relies on ecological process and nutrients cycle adapted to local conditions, rather than the use of external inputs with adverse effects. Organic agriculture […]