Annual Awards for Organic Farming Research and Defence: IFOAM EU made an honorary member of Ecovalia
IFOAM EU was awarded honorary membership of Valor Ecológico Association (Ecovalia) at the annual “Andrés Núñez de Prado” Awards for Organic Farming Research and Defence in Cordoba. On that occasion, on behalf of the Ecovalia Board, Managing Director Mr. José Luis García Melgarejo expressed thankfulness to IFOAM EU Director Marco Schlüter for the committed work on organic food and farming advocacy.
In addition to IFOAM EU, Mr. Melgarejo presented other honorary members appointed by the Board of the organisation: Pedro Martos Gámiz, Miguel de los Reyes Chains, and Biodiversity Foundation. The aim of the “Andrés Núñez de Prado” Awards for Organic Farming Research and Defence is to highlight the values and principles of organic production, as well as to express appreciation of the sector’s stakeholders work.
A non-profit organization that promotes organic production and responsible consumption, with a vocation for leadership and service to society, Ecovalia has been one of the key supporters of IFOAM EU’s work and one of organisation’s main sponsors in 2013.