The Organic Academy

Through training platforms, manuals and programs, IFOAM - Organics International has been addressing training needs for decades.

Since 2012, with the launch of the first Organic Leadership Course (OLC) in South Asia, training and capacity building finally have their own home in the Organic Academy. We also offer Tailored Training Programs to a growing organic sector.

The OLC is our flagship training program, taking place in regions across the globe. This intensive, one-year course empowers participants to assume greater responsibility in finding organic solutions to address the world's environmental and social challenges. 

Find resources and documentation related to recent and ongoing OLCs here.


Brand New: Organic Business Leadership Course now available in the Netherlands. Sign up to be part of the change. To find out more information, please click here. Deadline is March 1, 2020. 



Herve Bouagnimbeck_oa farmingJust launched: OM4D - OLC Sao Tome and Principe is now available for the first time in Portuguese. We are looking forward to receiving your applications. For more information, please go here. Sign up closes January 31, 2020. 

Acaba de ser lançado: O curso de formação para Liderança em Agroecologia e Agricultura Biológica em São Tomé e Príncipe, no âmbito do projeto OM4D, está agora disponível em português. Para mais informações acesse a página do curso. As candidaturas serão aceitas até 31 de Janeiro de 2020.


Hear what participants have to say on the future of organics

Meet Our Organic Academy Team!

Konrad Hauptfleisch                                  Claudia Meinicke

Konrad Hauptfleisch                                    Claudia Meinicke

Head of Capacity Development                   Senior Academy Coordinator 

k.hauptfleisch(at)                           c.meinicke(at)                            

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