Conference Theme:

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 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.

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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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Keynote speakers

Meet our most valued speakes


Executive Director, IFOAM Organics International

Louise has extensive experience in organic agriculture, fair trade, and development cooperation at a strategic, management an


    Executive Director @ Biovision Africa Trust

    Executive Director of Biovision Africa Trust (BvAT), a not-for-profit Trust registered in Nairobi and based in the Internatio


      Policy Officer, ECDPM

      Hanne Knaepen is a Policy Officer on food systems and climate change issues. She works in the Sustainable Food Systems team o

        JORDAN A. GAMA

        President, AfrONet & CEO TOAM

        Jordan Gama is the CEO of TOAM, the Secretary of TOAM’s Board and the President of AfrONet. Jordan, who is from the Ruvuma

          Why you should attend

          • 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.
          • Sharing of knowledge and experiences between African organic farmers and their national and sub-regional representations.
          • Exchanging and sharing experiences of organic agricultural research pursuits, training and extension applications
          • 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.

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          AFSA CONFERENCE 2018

          African Food Systems & the SDGs Conference 2018 @ The Palm Beach Hotel, Saly, Dakar Senegal. November 3-5

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          • Palm Beach Hotel, Saly Portudal, Dakar, Senegal
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            • 8:30 - 16:00