Welcome Organic East Africa

Welcome visitor, to the East African online hub for organic agriculture. Here you will find buyers and sellers of organic produce, learning and teaching resources for agricultural techniques and information for how you can get involved in organic agriculture. Most importantly, we hope that you will find your place in the growing East African organic community.

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Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement (TOAM) is the national umbrella organization that coordinates and promotes the development of organic farming among farmers, distributors and consumers through networking and information distribution. Read more...

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Organic Agriculture is a production system that sustains the health of soils, ecosystems and people. It relies on ecological processes, biodiversity and cycles adapted to local conditions, rather than the use of inputs with adverse effects. Organic agriculture combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promote fair relationships and a good quality of life for all involved  


Farmers can benefit from growing organic crops because they don’t require expensive inputs such as chemical pesticides and farmers. In fact, organic agriculture has many innovative techniques for making the most of what is available to farmers.   Farmers also benefit from improved health as they do not experience the toxic effects of dangerous chemical inputs.  


Organically grown food is dramatically superior in mineral content to that grown by modern conventional methods. This means that it provides more nutrition to its consumers. The other major benefit of consuming organically grown food is that it is free of contamination with health harming chemicals such as pesticides, fungicides and herbicides.   


Organic agriculture is the most natural form of food production.  Growers of organic take care of their soils and other resources, as they are inputs into their production systems. By returning organic matter to soils, farmers can improve the natural fertility of the land, rather than using chemicals which make the land increasingly reliant on external inputs.

TOAM Launch 'Farmer Managed Seed Systems in Tanzania' Report

Local seeds – a forgotten treasure

A new report from Sokoine University of Agriculture shows that farmer-saved seed is the most popular seed source...

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Setting the Record Straight on Tanzania's Biosafety Laws

Tanzania has recently amended the Biosafety Regulations, the law which applies to the import, export, deliberate release, confined use, contained use,...

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Chololo Ecovillage

The Chololo Ecovillage is a part of The Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA), an initiative of the European Union. The GCCA is a global alliance...

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