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Acknowledgements

FiBL gratefully acknowledges the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (www.gatesfoundation.org ) for this project.

Furthermore FiBL is grateful to the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (www.syngentafoundation.com ) for their support.

Partners that contributed to the African Organic Agriculture Training Manual

Content contributers and reviewers

  • Olugbenga Oluseyi Adeoluwa (University of Ibadan, Nigeria)
  • Thomas Alföldi (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Raymond Auerbach (Rainman Foundation, South Africa)
  • Thomas Bernet (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Hervé Bouagnimbeck (IFOAM Africa Office, Germany)
  • Munshimbwe Chitalu (OPPAZ, Zambia)
  • Andreas Fliessbach (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Jacqueline Forster (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Jacques Fuchs (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Salvador Garibay (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Andreas Gattinger (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Felix Heckendorn (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Paul Hepperly (Freelance consultant, USA)
  • Nora Kägi (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Lukas Kilcher (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Ofoso-Budu Kwabena (Ghana)
  • Martin Lichtenhahn (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Joachim Milz (Ecotop, Bolivia)
  • Jane Nalunga (Nogamu, Uganda)
  • Gian Nicolay (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Urs Niggli (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Bernadette Oehen (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Christine Rudmann (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Ibrahima Seck (FENAB, Senegal)
  • Monika Schneider (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Anet Spengler (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Brian Ssebunya (Farmgate Services, Uganda)
  • Andreas Stamer (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Paul van den Berge (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Gilles Weidmann (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Helga Willer (FiBL, Switzerland)
  • Eric Wyss (FiBL, Switzerland)

Graphs

  • Andrew Baingana, Okudi Deogratius Gerard (Ilustrators, Uganda) with support from Sam Rich (Uganda)

Graphic design

  • Claudia Kirchgraber (FiBL, Switzerland)

Proof reading

  • Claudia Frieden (FiBL, Switzerland)

Partners that contributed to the Organic Farming Resource Directory

Local partners

  • Samuel Adimado, Ghana Organic Agriculture Network (GOAN), Kumasi, Ghana
  • Addisu Alemayehu,  Ethiopian Association of Organic Agriculture EAOA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Prof. Dr. Raymond Auerbach, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University,  School of Natural Resource Management, George, South Africa
  • Hervé Bouagnimbeck, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), IFOAM Africa Office, Bonn, Germany
  • Stanley Chidaya, Malawi Organic Growers Association (MOGA), Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Eustace Kiarii, Kenya Organic Agriculture Network (KOAN), Nairobi, Kenya
  • Laurent C. Glin, Plateforme Nationale pour l'Innovation dans le Secteur Agricole au Benin (PNISA-Benin), Benin
  • Kone Kadidja, Inades Formation, Cote d'Ivoire
  • Noel Kwai, Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement TOAM, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Ibrahima Seck, Association Sénégalaise pour la Promotion de l'Agriculture Biologique (ASPAP), Thiès, Sénégal
  • Manjo Smith, Namibian Organic Association (NOA), Okahandja, Namibia
  • Brian Robert Ssebunya, Farmgate Services, Kampala, Uganda,

Implementation

  • Natalie Kleine-Herzbruch, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Frankfurt, Germany
  • Helga Willer, Research Instiutute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Frick, Switzerland
  • With support from: Anne Merz, FiBL Switzerland; Frank Wörner, FiBL Germany; Erika Bayer, FiBL Switzerland.

in collaboration with:

Logo IFOAM

International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

  • NOGAMU , National Organic Agricultural Movement of Uganda
  • FENAB, Senegal
  • OPPAZ , Organic Producers and Processors Association of Zambia