The objective of this Reader + Trainers Handbook is to serve as a source reference for all interested persons and organizations willing to implement agricultural systems, research, extension services, training and capacity development programs to develop Organic Agriculture in its full potential with a holistic understanding.
The mission of IFOAM - Organics International is ‘’Leading change, organically’’. IFOAM - Organics International’s vision is a broad adoption of truly sustainable agriculture, value chains and consumption in line with the principles of organic agriculture.
IFOAM – Organics International’s work contributes to an increased:
- Uptake of organic agriculture and similar approaches, transforming agricultural systems that are becoming more sustainable and integrating organic principles and methods.
- Supply and demand of organic food, certified and non-certified
- Number of organic operations that move from good practice towards best practices
With this textbook, developed in the context of the project “KOICA Organic Agriculture Policy-Implementation Support and Capacity Building Project in the Kyrgyz Republic”, it is facilitated information to start any initiative with an organic approach. This is because it is funded by the Korean Development Agency (KDS), developed by the participants of the Training of Team of Trainers (ToToT) Program, and contextualized for the Kyrgyz Republic.