IFOAM - Organics International (IFOAM)

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Nov 1972, Versailles (France), as International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) -- Fédération internationale des mouvements d'agriculture biologique -- Federación Internacional de los Movimientos de Agricultura Biológica -- Internationale Vereinigung Biologischer Landbaubewegungen. Originally also referred to in German as Internationale Vereinigung Biologischer Landwirtschaftsbewegungen. Registered in accordance with German law.


Lead, unite and assist the organic movement in its full diversity; promote worldwide adoption of ecologically, socially and economically sound systems based on principles of organic agriculture; represent the organic movement in parliamentary, administrative and policy-making fora.

Future Events

2020 Rennes, France – Organic World Congress

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Advocacy/lobbying; events/meetings; knowledge management/information dissemination; networking/liaising; standards/guidelines; training/education; events/meetings.


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English, French, German, Spanish.


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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros A); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (Liaison Status); International Labour Organization (ILO) (Special List); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (Special Category); United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 23 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 118 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 15: Life on Land



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