ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

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

CONFERENCE & EXHIBITIONS OBEJECTIVES
Showcase

Showcase the potential of organic agriculture in transformation of national and continental economy through income growth, climate change adaptation, food sovereignty and trade.

Knowledge & Idea Exchange

Facilitate the sharing of knowledge, information, experiences and skills among all stakeholders in the organic sector.

Empowerment

Strengthen the sub-regional bodies of Afronet (West, center, Eastern, Southern).

Strategic Partnership

Explore partnerships and cooperation opportunities for the implementation of the African Ecological Organic Agriculture Action Plan, which aims at mainstreaming Ecological Organic Agriculture into national and continental agricultural production systems in Africa by 2025.

Susutainable & Strategic Exchange

Exchange on the potential contribution of EOA to the realization of the objectives of the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

Collaboration

Encourage the uptake of organic alternatives through south-south collaboration, especially, in the sharing of experiences.

WHO CAN ATTEND

The conference targets farmers, consumers, researchers, trainers, academics, extension practitioners, policy makers, donors, media organizations, private sector actors and financiers in the agriculture value chains promoters of organic agriculture. Others are; students and groups of young people interested in organic and ecological agriculture.

BENEFITS OF THE CONFERENCE

  • Exchanging and sharing experiences of organic agricultural research pursuits, training and extension applications
  • Sharing of knowledge and experiences between African organic farmers and their national and sub-regional representations.
  • Presentation of scientific evidence on capability of organic agriculture in contribution to transformation of national and continental economy, systems resilience, mitigation of climate change, among others.
  • Exchange of information by regional (Regional Economic Communities) and national policy makers on the implementation of the resolution of the African Heads of States and Government to support organic farming in Africa.
  • Appraisal of impact of supports by different bodies in support of development of organic agriculture in Africa.
  • Exhibition of organic produce and products (Afro Organic Fair) to stimulate regional and international trade Sensitization of policy makers and media organizations on the potential of ecological organic agriculture to effectively contribute to sustainable development in Africa.

Partner with us

You are welcome to partner/collaborate with us on the 4th AOC.
Partners enjoy the benefits of Networking, Brand exposure and Marketing of their business to the conference participants, opportunity for free advertisement in our annual Africa Organic Agriculture Report among other benefits. More importantly you will be joining us in revolutionizing organic agriculture in Africa and thereby shaping the future
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Call for Paper

Submit your paper for Presentation at the conference

Deadline

Paper submission (full paper, not more than 6 pages in A4, 1.5 spacing, Times New Romans 12 font size) up to June 30, 2018.

Final Decision

Decision- Final decision on submitted papers: July 31, 2018.

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Steering Organization

Fédération Nationale pour la l’Agriculture Biologique – National Federation for Organic Agriculture (FENAB),

S/c AGRECOL BP. 347 THIES Martin Tabi Essomba 152,

TEL. 221 33 951 42 06 – 221 77 442 40 29

EMAIL: fenabsen@yahoo.fr

  • Exchanging and sharing experiences of organic agricultural research pursuits, training and extension applications
  • Sharing of knowledge and experiences between African organic farmers and their national and sub-regional representations.
  • Presentation of scientific evidence on capability of organic agriculture in contribution to transformation of national and continental economy, systems resilience, mitigation of climate change, among others.
  • Exchange of information by regional (Regional Economic Communities) and national policy makers on the implementation of the resolution of the African Heads of States and Government to support organic farming in Africa.
  • Appraisal of impact of supports by different bodies in support of development of organic agriculture in Africa.
  • Exhibition of organic produce and products (Afro Organic Fair) to stimulate regional and international trade Sensitization of policy makers and media organizations on the potential of ecological organic agriculture to effectively contribute to sustainable development in Africa.
TESTIMONIALS

what participants say

I was able to learn alot about organic agriculture value-chain from different participants across different countries, especially in honey and natural cosmetics production and packaging at the 3rd Africa Organic Agriculture Conference held at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria.
DR. ELIZABETH OLUWALANADirector @ Organic Products Company
I was able to learn alot about organic agriculture value-chain from different participants across different countries, especially in honey and natural cosmetics production and packaging at the 3rd Africa Organic Agriculture Conference held at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria.
DR. ELIZABETH OLUWALANADirector @ Organic Products Company
I was able to learn alot about organic agriculture value-chain from different participants across different countries, especially in honey and natural cosmetics production and packaging at the 3rd Africa Organic Agriculture Conference held at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria.
DR. ELIZABETH OLUWALANADirector @ Organic Products Company

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The early tickets closes on the June 31st 2018

PARTNERS

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PARTNERS WITH US

You are welcome to partner/collaborate with us on the 4th Africa Organic Conference (4th AOC)

Conference Venue

  • Palm Beach Hotel, Saly Portudal, Dakar, Senegal
  • For More info contact
    FENAB
    • fenabsen@yahoo.fr
    • (221) 339518598
    • 8:30 - 16:00