Celebrating 50 Years of AG体育app下载 - Organics International

In 2022, AG体育app下载 - Organics International will turn 50, AG体育app下载 Organics Europe 20 and AG体育app下载 Organics Asia 10.

The beginnings of AG体育app下载 – Organics International trace back to a meeting in Versailles, France in 1972. Roland Chevriot of Nature et Progrès envisioned the need for organic agriculture movements to coordinate their actions as well as to enable scientific and experimental data on organic to cross borders. 

In order to realize this vision, he invited organic pioneers including Lady Eve Balfour, a founder of the UK Soil Association, Kjell Arman from the Swedish Biodynamic Association, Pauline Raphaely from the Soil Association of South Africa, and Jerome Goldstein from the Rodale Institute (USA) to join him in Versailles to set the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (AG体育app下载 - Organics International) in motion.

Five decades later, we now have 700+ members from about 100 countries and territories. The sector we represent is made up of more than 3.4 million organic farmers, 74.9 million hectares of organic farmland, and a global organic market valued at over 120 billion euros. 

Have a look at our journey so far!

We are Not the Only Ones Celebrating

2022 will be the Year of Organics! AG体育app下载 Organics Europe and AG体育app下载 Asia will commemorate their anniversaries with us.


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