UNITED
FOR ACTION
WHO WE ARE
ESTABLISHED TO UNITE WEST AFRICAN ORGANIC ACTORS.
and provide coordination and leadership to the sector.
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HIGH LEVEL
ADVOCACY
WE UNDERTAKE
Undertake advocacy at high levels – AUC, ECOWAS and Development partners.
At the Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Dvelopment, Nigeria
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CAPACITY
BUILDING
ONE OF OUR KEY FUNCTIONS
SUPPORT CAPACITY BUILDING FOR KEY PLAYERS.
IN EOA ACCROSS THE REGION!
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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

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

Mobilize resources for its endeavours in promoting EOA on the region

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

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

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

Virtual meeting between the EOA-I West Africa & the FAO Regional Office for Africa (FAORAF)

The Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative’ (EOA-I) Regional Secretariat of West Africa under the able leadership of Mr Ernest Aubee of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Commission had a collaborative and interactive…

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…
 

Organic is Natural

Organic is healthy

Organic is safe