Knowledge Hub For Organic Agriculture in Africa
The Knowledge Hub for Organic Agriculture in Eastern Africa is part of the initiative by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through its executing agency GIZ to support a network of regional knowledge hubs for organic farming in Africa. The initiative is coordinated by Biovision Africa Trust (BvAT) with co-hosting arrangements with Participatory Ecological Land Use Management (PELUM) Uganda in Eastern Africa and Rwanda Organic Agriculture Movement is the country Implementing Partner.
The goal of the project is to ensure that Ecological Organic Agriculture is integrated into the Eastern Africa agricultural systems. the project has 3 focus areas namely :
- Collecting / preparing of knowledge : Validated technical and methodological knowledge for the promotion of organic agriculture, including processing, is prepared for the context of the participating countries and stakeholder groups.
- Dissemination of knowledge : Validated knowledge, strategies and good practices in the field of organic agriculture, adapted to the contexts of the countries participating in the regional knowledge hubs, are disseminated to various target user groups.
- Networking within agricultural value chains : Key actors in the organic agriculture value chains of the participating countries in the three regions network in an exemplary manner for replication.
An international partner on the KCOA project, Access Agriculture translated into kinyarwanda 100 videos gathered from different countries. the videos showcases the different good agriculture practices and success storiesthat farmers can learn from, the videos are accessible on : https://www.accessagriculture.org/search/all/rw