Welcome

Welcome to EkoConnect e.V. - International Centre for Organic Agriculture of Central and Eastern Europe

EkoConnect is a non-profit organisation that enforces and supports the exchange of information, knowledge and experiences in the field of organic agriculture. The organisation also offers its network to people and their organisations engaged in the organic sector from Western and Eastern Europe as a meeting platform in order to come into contact with each other.  more >>

 

Support our work

We welcome financial contributions in support of our work. Donations to EkoConnect are tax deductible. You are also welcome to contribute to special projects. Please contact +49 (0)351 2066172 in case of any questions. more >>

 

News

EkoConnect congratulates new board members

During the general assembly 09.06.2016 Andrea Mühle, Willi Jennissen and Claudia Neumann were elected to legally represent EkoConnect. Bernhard Jansen, founder and longtime CEO and former managing director of EkoConnect supports the association on a consulting basis in the expanded board. Kornelie Blumenschein, also founding member and longtime board member of EkoConnect became member of the advisory board.

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EkoConnect supports German-Ukrainian cooperation in organic farming

Since July 2016 EkoConnect supports the consortium ARGE AFC Consultants International ILC & Agricultural Consulting as a partner in BMEL-funded project UKR "German-Ukrainian cooperation in organic farming". Within the project, the training and further education of experts, managers and public administration in the area of organic farming in Ukraine is to be improved.

2nd partnership meeting within the project EcoProfession

On 13th and 14th June 2016 the 2nd EcoProfession partnership meeting took place in Venice. The meeting was organized by the Italian partner Coldiretti. In addition to our project work, numerous excursions took place: to the dairy farm "Vaka Mora" with farm own dairy and ice-cream production and direct marketing, to "H-Farm" (a start-up Accelerator), to a store of Campagna Amica in which only products from on farm processing are sold, and to the Science and Technology Park of Venice.
Furthermore, there were opportunities for professional exchange with representatives of the
Department of Education, Training and Employment of Veneto Region, Director of Department of Plans and Programs of Agriculture in Veneto Region, President of Network Schools of Agriculture in Triveneto Region.

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