Manjo Smith

Dedicated to the development of the organic sector as a producer, advocate for organic development, leader of trainings and consultant, Manjo Smith is the co-founder and chairperson of the Namibian Organic Association (NOA). 

Under her leadership, the NOA implemented an organic standard and a Participatory Guarantee System, greatly increasing the number of farmers producing organically for the local market.

Manjo is active across the African continent promoting organic to leaders and decision makers and she was instrumental in the initiation of the IFOAM Southern African Network.

She has served on the World Board since 2011 and joined the Executive Board in 2014.

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