In June 2007, IFOAM – Organics International opened a regional office to support the development of organic agriculture in Latin America and the Caribbean. Presently, the office is based in Lima, Peru.
Patricia Flores Escudero represents IFOAM – Organics International in Latin America and the Caribbean. She works in close cooperation with staff from the Head Office in Bonn and with regional Members of IFOAM – Organics International and other allies.
- Supporting the development of organic agriculture in the region;
- Linking regional and global organic networks;
- Capacity building in the organic sector, e.g., by organizing regional workshops and other events;
- Increasing official recognition for Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS) in national and regional organic regulations.
Patricia Flores Escudero, Latin America Coordinator of IFOAM – Organics International
phone: +51-1-2755122 (office), +51-9696-54187 (mobile)
e-mail: p.flores [at] ifoam.bio