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LOAMCP-PH and Naturland sign agreement of cooperation

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Goesean county, South Korea, 20. September 2019 – Today the League of Organic Agriculture Municipalities, Cities and Provinces of the Philippines (LOAMCP-PH) and Naturland signed a cooperation agreement during a ceremony at the International Summit on Agricultural Policy organized by IFOAM Asia. The agreement outlines a concrete cooperation framework to support the development of organic farming and smallholders throughout the Philippines.

“We are very glad about joining forces with Naturland as they are a true pioneer and one of the largest organic farmers’ association worldwide”, says Arnado Rommel, President of LOAMCP-PH. We look forward to strengthening ties between both organizations and benefit from Naturland’s longstanding experience in organic technical knowledge, smallholder certification systems and organic value chain development.”
“Together, we seek to improve livelihoods of many organic smallholders in the Philippines, helping them to get out of poverty and hunger. Naturland is proud to be a cooperation partner of the organic municipalities and cities in the Philippines and to contribute to developing organic farming in the region”, added Marco Schlüter, International Development Manager of Naturland.
The cooperation agreement outlines the commitment of both partners to work together to develop organic food and farming in the Philippines, implement common projects, training and market development.

The League of Organic Agriculture Municipalities, Cities and Provinces of the Philippines

The League of Organic Agriculture Municipalities, Cities and Provinces of the Philippines units about 140 municipalities/cities with the strong commitment to support the development of organic farming at local level. Its vision is to “Eliminate Hunger, Poverty and Sickness of the Citizens in the Philippines through Sustainable Organic Agriculture Investment Master Plans in Family Farms and Municipalities and Cities and mobilization of societal key stakeholders from Governments, Business and Civil Society Organizations.”

 

Naturland

Naturland is one of the leading international associations for organic agriculture, with some 65,000 farmers, beekeepers, fish farmers and fishers in 58 countries throughout the world. Naturland pioneers the development of organic, social and fair food chains worldwide. Naturland gives thousands of local producers a voice at international level in a globalized world.

For more information please contact:
LOAMCP-PH:

Victoriano I. Tagupa, Executive Director LOAMC PH                 
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Phone: +63 (0)9657160548                               
https://www.facebook.com/www.loamc.org/                                               

Naturland:

Bärbel Sagi, Public Relations International 

Phone: +49 (0)89 898082-28