NEWS

13Nov 2018
4TH AOC DECLARATION

We, the 160 participants, including farmers, scientists, policy makers and organic business entrepreneurs from more than 30 countries attending the 4th African Organic Conference held in Saly, Senegal from 5th to 8th November 2018, having deliberated on the theme “Ecological and Organic Agriculture Strategies for Viable Continental and National Development in the Context of the […]

09Oct 2018

“The best time to plant trees was 20 years ago, but the next best time to plant trees in now” so goes the adage. The current challenges faced in the agricultural sector emanate from the effects of climate change which are directly linked to deforestation. Mitigating and even reversing this dangerous trend is inevitable if […]

08Oct 2018

Family farming is one of the EOA Initiative’s focus in promoting sustainable farming on the continent. Family farmers play a pivotal role in the local production, marketing and consumption circuits that are so important not simply in fighting hunger but also in creating jobs, generating income, and in stimulating and diversifying local economies. Given its […]

13Nov 2017

On 12th of November 2017, the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM) General Assembly in India elected a new World Board for the tenure 2017 to 2020. To Biovision Africa Trust, this was no ordinary election. Dr. David Amudavi the BvAT Executive Director was elected to join the World Board of IFOAM. This was […]

20Jul 2017

NAIROBI September 21, 2016 — The Ecological Organic Agriculture (EOA) Initiative has trained its partners in East Africa on project and financial management. The workshop in Nairobi was attended by 36 participants drawn from 4 Eastern Africa countries of Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. Addressing the participants, Dr David Amudavi, the EOA Project Coordinator and […]

20Jul 2017

COTONOU March 30, 2016 — West African partners of the Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative (EOA) have been trained on technical and financial management. The three-day training brought together 23 participants responsible for the technical and financial management of the project from Mali, Senegal, Benin, Nigeria and Kenya. “This workshop is part of our continuous efforts […]