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The Knowledge Centre for Organic Agriculture and Agroecology in Africa (KCOA) is a global project commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany (BMZ). It is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in cooperation with its Partners (“KCOA Partners”) listed here below. KCOA Partners collect, validate and disseminate information along the organic agriculture value chain in order to promote organic agriculture in Africa. As such, it endeavours to provide Knowledge Products (KP) of the highest quality. KP are technical and methodological products that serve education, training, extension, policy dialogue, communication and awareness raising on organic agriculture. KP contain relevant and valuable information on organic agriculture and agroecology.

To that end, KCOA Partners are committed to ensuring that the information on this website is faithful to the principles of organic agriculture and that it was legally and ethically collected and disseminated. Nevertheless, KCOA Partners do not assume any responsibility for the usage being made of the information and the results obtained doing so. Users of the information are free to utilise it in accordance to their own judgement and at their own risk.

KP are provided to you “as is/as are”. Neither of the KCOA Partners, nor their employees, nor anyone associated with this information shall be liable for any loss, damage or inconvenience, including loss of profits, revenues or intellectual property; directly or indirectly caused or alleged to be caused by the use of, or the inability to use the information on the KCOA website,; or any other mean of dissemination used by KCOA Partners, including, but not restricted to, leaflets, posters, factsheets, training materials, drawings, graphics, pictures, videos or audio recordings.

Furthermore, KCOA Partners cannot guarantee that its services will be uninterrupted or error-free.

KCOA Partners assume no responsibility for the contents and availability of third-party websites accessed via links on The inclusion of any link should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind by KCOA Partners of the linked website or any association with its operators.

List of KCOA Partners


German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Knowledge Hub Southern Africa (KHSA)


South Africa



Knowledge Hub North Africa (KHNA)



  • Fédération Interprofessionnelle Marocaine de la Filière Bio (FIMABIO,


Knowledge Hub Eastern Africa (KHEA)






Knowledge Hub West Africa (KHWA)


  • Environnement Développement Action pour la Protection Naturelle des Terroirs

(ENDA Pronat,

  • Fédération Nationale pour l’Agriculture Biologique (FENAB,




Knowledge Hub Central Africa (KHCA)