The objective of the 4th West Africa Conference is to contribute to a better integration of ecological and biological agriculture in national agricultural development programs and to influence agricultural policies towards sustainable agricultural practices in a Context of climate change « .
Six sub-themes are selected and will be presented and debated at this 4th Conference
1-Institutionalization of ecological and biological agriculture in national and subregional policies;
2- Contribution of research in organic and ecological agriculture and food security and poverty reduction;
3-Biological and ecological adaptation to climate change, based on practices, know-how and scientific research;
4- Access mechanisms and seed governance for organic and ecological agriculture: what are the biotechnological risks?
5- Market research and development of value chains;
6- Mechanisms for the exchange of experience between members of national and subregional networks.
The reflections will focus on:
Integration of AEB activities into National and Sub-Regional Policies;
Development of AEB production standards to promote product competitiveness and trade;
Development of lobbying and marketing advocacy tools for better visibility of AEB products;
Development of relations between members of national and sub-regional networks.
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