Co-operation on organic farming
Organic farming offers African farmers a system of agriculture that minimises input cost and is well suited to smallholders in developing countries. This page gives links to further information on EU-AU cooperation in this area.
The brochure "Organic agriculture" (2012) aims to assist project officers in assessing proposals for development funding in organic farming.
The brochure "Agricultural markets and small-scale producers" (2012) informs about access and risk management tools for small scale producers.
The EU-AU seminar on organic agriculture took place in Brussels in July 2011
The 2nd African Organic Agriculture Conference was held in Lusaka, Zambia, in May 2012
- Conference conclusions – The Lusaka Declaration [278 KB]
- The 3rd African Organic Agriculture Conference will be held in Nigeria in 2015 (Website of the Nigerian Organic Agriculture Network)
African and ACP exports of organic product to the EU are certified by listed control bodies or approved by Member States.