Scientific workshop on Organic pigproduction, June 12th and 13th, 2013, Denmark. Read more
"Organic farming systems as a driver for change", August 21-23, 2013, Denmark. Read more
First African Organic Conference 2009
May 18th-22nd, 2009, in Kampala, Uganda
The 1st African Organic Conference held in Kampala, Uganda, was a success.
More than 200 participants representing a large number of institutions in Africa as well as institutions from outside Africa, mainly Europe participated in the conference.
Fast tracking sustainable development
The conference theme was "Fast tracking sustainable development in Africa through harnessing Organic Agriculture and Biotechnology." Several aspects of this were addressed during the conference through presentations, posters and workshops.
Among numerous presenters initiating the workshop discussions, the Director of ICROFS, Dr. Niels Halberg, gave a paper on ‘Challenges in Meeting European Consumer Demands for Organic Products from Africa.’