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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:

International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements

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