UNITING ORGANIC ACTORS

in West Africa

ADVANCING THE CAUSE OF ECOLOGICAL

Organic Agriculture

A FOOD SECURE AND HEALTHIER WEST AFRICA

is our commitment

Welcome to West Africa Organic Network!

The idea of West Africa Organic Network (WAfrONet) was first muted by three representative of West Africa that were attending the launch of East African Organic Products Standard (EAOPS) in July 2007 at Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This led the 1st West African Organic Conference that took place in 2008 at Abeokuta, Nigeria. The 2nd conference that took place at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, let to endorsement of WAfrONet as the umbrella organization uniting and representing West African organic stakeholders. WAfrONet shall be operated as a charitable not-for-profit organisation with a mandate limited to the objectives set in this constitution. The WafrONet is an affiliate of the African Organic Network (AfrONet).

Key Functions

Unity

Network and unite EOA actors and stakeholders across in the region.

Advocacy

Undertake advocacy at high levels – AUC, ECOWAS and Development partners

Capacity Building

Support capacity building for key players in EOA across the region.

Resource Mobilization

Mobilize resources for its endeavours in promoting EOA on the region

Research and Extention

Spearhead EOA research, extension, training and value chain market development.

Consultancy

Provide management and administrative consultancy to like-minded programmes and partners.

Development Initiatives

Undertake any other initiative as may be deemed necessary to address the objectives of WAfrONet.

The 5th West African Organic Conference (WAOC) at the University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana 2019

Cross section of participants at the 5th West African Organic Conference (WAOC) in Accra, Ghana 2019 The 5th edition of the West African Organic Conference (WAOC) has officially been declared opened by honourable Owusu Afriyie Akoto (MP) Minister…

Regional Workshop on Organic Standards and Certification

 Participants at Regional Workshop on Organic Standards and Certification @Bellecote, Abidjan The African Union Commission in collaboration with West Africa Organic Network (WAfrONet) organises a four-day workshop titled Regional Workshop…

West Africa Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative Implementing Partners Inception Workshop on Rolling Out of Phase II

Group photograph of EOA stakeholders at the Phase II Inception Workshop Meeting 17th - 18th July, 2019 @Onomo Hotel, Dakar, Senegal The Biovision Africa Trust (BvAT) organised an inception workshop to mark the beginning of the Phase II of the…
 

Organic is Natural

Organic is healthy

Organic is safe

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