Date(s) - 05/11/2018 - 08/11/2018
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
The 4th African Organic Conference will hold in Dakar, Senegal, from 5-8 November, 2018.
THEME: Organic Ecological and Organic Agriculture strategies for viable continental and national development in the context of the African Union’s Agenda 2063.
The African Organic Conference (AOC) is an initiative of the African Organic Network (AfrONet). It is convened every three years as a stakeholder’s platform, for sharing knowledge, experiences and views on various issues of concern in organic and ecological agriculture.
The 4th African Organic Conference is Organized by AfrONet in cooperation with the CNOP-CAM, cameroon under the auspices of the African Unionled Coalition of Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative (EOA) in Africa in collaboration with the International Federation for Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM), International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR) and others.
The Conference will provide a valuable platform for:
-Exchanging and sharing experiences of agricultural research pursuit and practical applications:
-Presentation of scientific evidence on capability of organic agriculture to contribute to food security, income generation, employment, systems resilience, among others;
-Appraising progress of the Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative underlying the Decision of the African heads of States and Governments on organic farming;
The Conference targets consumers, farmers, researchers, trainers, academics, extension practitioners, policy makers, private sector actors, financiers in the agriculture value chains and promoters of organic agriculture. Its is organized in the context of mainstreaming organic as per decision of African Heads of State and Government. It is estimated that more than 300 delegates from at least 35 countries will attend the conference.