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Profile of registrant

Malta Organic Agriculture Movement

Identification number in the register: 388179713386-25
Registration date: 04/04/14 11:52:44

The information on this organisation was last modified on 04/04/14 12:04:58
The date of the last annual update was 04/04/14 11:52:44

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Malta Organic Agriculture Movement
Acronym: MOAM
Legal status: NGO - Registered with VO/0056
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Mario Salerno
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  John Portelli
Position: Public Relation Officer

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 34/2 Gulju Cauchi Street 
Balzan BZN 1131
Telephone number: (+356) 99423711
Fax number: (+356) 21430671
Other contact information: MOAM is a totally independent and voluntary organisation set up in November 1999 to promote Organic Agriculture in Malta. Its members include farmers, consumers, technical people and many others who have the local natural environment at heart. The primary aims of MOAM is to inform the public about Organic Agriculture, share and disseminate ideas and methods for Organic Agriculture, organise the necessary training, represent those who embrace organic principles both locally (in parliamentary circles, administration and policy making) as well as internationally, follow closely the developments in this field, set up and update Organic Agriculture standards for Malta and co-ordinate product certification.

MOAM is a full member of the International Federation of Organic Movement - and IFOAM-EU

MOAM is represented on the MEUSAC and MCESD

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: To be a dynamic movement in safeguarding the well-being of the rural development by sustainable farming methods.

Moreover , the NGO acts as a pressure group to promote organic production , protects and forbids cruelty to animals , opposes GMOs and in coordination with other environmental bodies and NGOs works towards quality environment enrichment.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 7
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

MOAM is a member of:
International Federation of Organic Movements (IFOAM)
Malta-EU Steering & Action Committee MEUSAC

Malta Council for Economic and Social Development

Organic Board - Agriculture Directorate

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Youth


Total number of members that are natural persons: 300
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

International Federation of Organic Movements (IFOAM) - Council Member

Malta-EU Steering & Action Committee MEUSAC - Agriculture and Fisheries Section

Malta Council for Economic and Social Development - Representing the VO in Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 500
of which public financing: 0
- from European sources:
- Procurement: 0
- Grants: 0
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
from other sources: 500
- donations: 0
- contributions from members: 500
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.