Country Lead Organizations

Country Lead Organisations are responsible for spearheading EOA activities within the different countries that they operate in.


Kenya Organic Agriculture Network (KOAN) is a membership organization that unites producers, exporters, traders, NGOs and other like-minded individuals and organizations in promoting organic agriculture in Kenya. The organization represents over 35,000 farmers and works with partner organizations throughout the country. It is the national coordinating body for organic agriculture activities in Kenya.

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The National Organic Agricultural Movement of Uganda (NOGAMU) is an umbrella organization which unites producers, processors, exporters, NGOs and other institutions and organizations that are involved in the promotion and development of the organic sector in Uganda. NOGAMU’s mission is to coordinate and promote organic agricultural development, networking and marketing. For more information, please visit


Tanzania Organic Agricultural Movement (TOAM) is the national umbrella organisation for organic agriculture in Tanzania. It is linked through the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements. Its role is to coordinate and promote the development of the organic farming sector in Tanzania. For more information, please visit


Nigerian Organic Agriculture Network (NOAN) is a non-governmental organization that serves as an umbrella body for stakeholders involved in organic agriculture in Nigeria. With its secretariat at the Department of Agronomy, University of Ibadan in Nigeria, its membership is drawn from scientists, farmers, processors, exporters, individuals, Institutions, NGOs and organizations that are key players in the organic agriculture sector in Nigeria. NOAN also links organic agriculture stakeholders in Nigeria and international bodies interested in organic agriculture. For more information, please visit


Federation Nationale Pour l’Agriculture Biologique (FENAB) was created in March 2008 and brings together all producer, vendor, processor, consumer and support organizations involved in development of organic farming in Senegal. FENAB has set up the National Platform of Organic Ecological Agriculture, which brings together more than 200 organizations in four agro-ecological zones of the country. For more information, please visit


Institute for Sustainable Development (ISD) is a non-profit working in Ethiopia. Its mission is to raise importance of using sustainable knowledge, practices and innovations to support and improve livelihoods of local communities in Ethiopia. It incorporates the best of traditional and modern knowledge through sharing experiences, open dialogue, research and training, based on genuine participation. For more information on ISD, please visit


The Organisation Béninoise pour la Promotion de l’Agriculture Biologique (OBEPAB) is a civil society organization that was founded in 1995 to promote organic farming in Benin, West Africa. OBEPAB focuses on cotton production where health and environment hazards of agricultural production are highest. The organization also runs an information and documentation center on pesticides and other alternatives, organizes workshops on pests and pesticides, besides maintaining inventories on prevalence of pesticide poisoning in Benin. For more information, please visit

Association des Organisations Professionnelles Paysannes (AOPP)

AOPP was established in 1993. It brings together about 130 peasant organizations present in 7 regions of Mali and intervenes in the rice, cotton, cereals and livestock sectors. The member organizations of the AOPP have decided to join forces to defend the interests of all farmers in their diversity. This choice reflects the family and non-specialized character of Malian farming. AOPP is affiliated with the National Coordination of Peasant Organizations (CNOP) in Mali. For more information, please visit