INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF ORGANIC AGRIVULTURE MOVEMENTS
Founded in 1972, IFOAM, the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements, is the international umbrella organization for the organic movement.
Currently, IFOAM represents over 800 member organizations in over 100 countries. Among IFOAM’s affiliates are, for example, organic farmers’ associations, organizations from the organic food industry, research institutions, as well as certifiers.
IFOAM represents the common interests of the organic movement based on the principles of organic agriculture (ecology, health, fairness and care). IFOAM’s mission is to lead, unite and assist the organic movement in its full diversity.
The worldwide adoption of ecologically, socially and economically sound systems, based on the principles of Organic Agriculture, is IFOAM’s vision.