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Last update:Fri, 26 Nov 2021

Fruitful discussion with IFOAM Executive Director

IFOAMA very fruitful discussion was held between HE the Ambassador Manori Unambuwe and Ms. Louise Luttikholt, Executive Director, IFOAM Organics International, on extending support for Sri Lanka in its organic agriculture initiative. The discussion centred around support and cooperation from IFOAM in the implementation of a National Plan of Action´on organic agriculture through expert input on policies, harmonizing Sri Lanka organic standards to meet international standards, capacity building of agricutlure officers and support in marketing of organic produce internationally.

IFOAM was founded in 1972 with a mandate to build capacity and facilitate transition of farmers to organic agriculture, raise awareness of the need for sustainable production and consumption, and advocate for a policy environment conducive to agro-ecological farming practices and sustainable development. It has more than 100 member countries and territories.