World Sustainable Agriculture Association (WSAA)

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History

6 Sep 1991, New York NY (USA). No longer exists.

Aims

Promote sustainable food and farming systems that are economically viable, socially just and environmentally harmonious with nature through: global development and dissemination of scientific and technical information to facilitate support for and adoption of sustainable agricultural practices and systems among producers, consumers, policy-makers, economic planners and environmental organizations; strengthening and sustaining research and demonstration projects on operating farms; enhancing the work of existing and newly emerging organizations in improving information exchange for farmers seeking specific techniques and systems to reduce significantly and ultimately eliminate dependence on ecologically harmful chemical compounds and conserve non-renewable resources; facilitating exchange of production and marketing information in farmer-usable form, to increase economic viability of sustainable farming systems; promoting information exchange among policy-makers on encouraging development and adoption of sustainable food and fibre production systems; forming a cooperative endeavour to accelerate and amplify education, research and policy activities of many nations so that increasingly the world's food supply will be produced by environmentally-friendly methods safe to consumers and farm workers.

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Activities

Primarily an educational, advocacy and service organization functioning as a catalyst for action. Works with public and private organizations to foster sustainable systems and reverse agricultural practices and policies which harm the environment, impair human health and destroy social and economic wellbeing. Facilitates information access through printed materials, videos and electronic data; sponsors and co-sponsors seminars.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 7 countries
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Subjects *

  • Geography
    • Ecology
  • Information
    • Information
  • Amenities
    • Food
  • Industry
    • Textiles, Cordage
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture
    • Farming
  • Development
    • Sustainable Development

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

D3610

Last News Received

9. Jul 1998
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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