Ekolojik Tarim Organizasyonu Dernegi
Association of Organic Agriculture Organisation
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Özge Çiçekli (General Secretary)|
ETO was founded in 1992 in Izmir/Turkey by farmers, consumers, processors, traders, inspectors, researchers and technical staff as the umbrella organization to promote rapid and healthy development of organic agriculture in Turkey. Today ETO has 272 members coming from different parts of Turkey. 7 of them are institutional members. To date, the Association has organized many short courses, seminars, conferences and panel discussions, participated in fairs, prepared training material, organized 4 National Symposiums on Organic Agriculture in 1999, 2001, 2006 and 2010, coordinated or took part in national or international projects on the adoption of organic agriculture especially in sensitive areas and on capacity building. ETO also organized meetings (3. Mediterranean Conference on Organic Agriculture in 1992 , MOAN meeting in 2007) at international level. ETO partners many national fairs, exhibitions (e.g. Exponatura , Ekoloji, Naturel , Ecology Izmir).