Established to unite the African Organic Actors

and provide coordination and leadership to the sector.

Main Objective

To develop a unique ecological organic agriculture sector in West Africa

based on the principles of health, ecology, fairness and care

guarantee food security, food sovereignty and sustainable employment and incomes.

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


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


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.


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.

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…

2nd West African Regional Steering Committee Meeting of the EOA-Initiative

Group photograph of RSC Members @ibis hotels The 2nd Regional Steering Committee (RSC)  meeting of  West African Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative’ under the chairmanship of Mr. Ernest Aubee of the ECOWAS-Commission took place at…


Executing Agency of Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative in Africa, Biovision Africa Trust (BvAT), organised a five-day workshop on the Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative (EOA-I) in West Africa after a similar programme in Machakos,…

Organic is Natural

Organic is healthy

Organic is safe

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