Description/achievement of initiative
IGORN will be a dynamic global network enabling world-class collaboration on organic food and farming science, knowledge, and technology innovation within the global organic movement and with a wide range of science partners throughout the world with a focus on fostering research capacity in developing countries where food security is critical. IGORN will address key priorities that will enhance the sustainability of all agriculture based on the 4 principles of organic agriculture with a strong focus on reducing poverty of small-scale food producers. IGORN will facilitate the ecological and social intensification of agriculture and food and nutrition security for all.
It will build on existing national and regional networks of organic scientists and thematic networks such as food quality research, climate change research
Offering services such as information, publications, extension support and capacity building and innovation services and products
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)
The Research Centre of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)