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"Strengthening Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems in Africa Through Organic Agriculture," The 5th African Organic Conference (AOC) in Kigali, Rwanda at Marriot Hotel from 12-15 December 2023.

12dec(dec 12)0:0015(dec 15)0:00"Strengthening Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems in Africa Through Organic Agriculture," The 5th African Organic Conference (AOC) in Kigali, Rwanda at Marriot Hotel from 12-15 December 2023.

Event Details

The African Organic Network (AfrONet), an umbrella body of
organic agriculture actors in Africa in collaboration with Rwanda Organic
Agriculture Movement (ROAM), the Ecological Organic Agriculture (EOA-I)
secretariat, Organic agriculture actors in Africa, and the African Union Commission
(AUC), are organizing the 5th African Organic Conference (AOC) to take place in
Kigali, Rwanda at Marriot Hotel, from 12 – 15, December 2023. The theme of the
conference is Strengthening
Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems in Africa Through Organic
Agriculture,”

 

The AOC is held every 3 years. The 4th AOC was held in
November 2018 at Sally, Senegal. The 3rd AOC was held in Lagos, Nigeria in
October 2015. The 2nd AOC was in Lusaka, Zambia in May 2012 while the 1st AOC
was held in Kampala, Uganda in 2009.

The conference shall constitute information exchange through
presentations covering various topics, and It will be presented in the Policy,
Farmers’, Value Chain & Marketing, and Research tracks.

 Objectives of the
conference

i. To bring together organic stakeholders to discuss Organic
Agriculture development, progress, and challenges encountered in Africa.

ii. To share information about the benefits of
organic agriculture and its contribution to the economy, human health, soil
health, climate change mitigation, adaptation, and resilience building.

iii. To influence research and extension, financing opportunities,
policy, and institutionalization of Organic Agriculture through relevant
organizations across the continent including the African Union Commission,
UNFAO, development partners, regional bodies, national governments, and the
private sector, etc.

iv. To support the harmonization of approaches and
promote intra-Africa collaborations and trade.

The conference will engage a diverse range of participants
across the organic agriculture spectrum, including farmers, Business
Development Services (BDS), Researchers, Retailers, and Policymakers.

 

Call for presentation, participation, and sponsorship

AfrONet and Partners therefore invite multi-stakeholder
actors of the organic agriculture value chain within and outside Africa to
submit presentations of their research findings, innovations, and success
stories on Organic Agriculture and Agroecological practices. All these aim at showcasing
how these interventions are contributing to Strengthening Resilient and
Sustainable Food Systems in Africa.

 

“Embark on a Transformative Journey at the 5th African
Organic Conference.”

 

                                          “Don’t Plan to miss”

Click  for more detail>>> https://www.africanorganicconference.net/

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Time

12 (Thuesday) 0:00 - 15 (Friday) 0:00(GMT-11:00) View in my time

Region

Eastern Africa (Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Madagascar)

Country

Ruanda

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