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Zimbabwe Organic Producers & Promoters Association

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8210249 zoppa zimbabwe organic producers promoters association
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Country/Territory Zimbabwe
AbbreviationZOPPA
Websitehttp://www.zoppa.org.zw
Phone 263 4 2918104/300901
Contact Fortunate Hofisi Nyakanda (Executive Director)
Description

ZOPPA promotes organic agriculture as an alternative farming system that removes dependency on chemical and seed companies, improves people's health, balances the ecosystem while giving a livelihood even to the poor who cannot afford the chemicals. In an endeavour to promote organic agriculture ZOPPA does the following: 1. Lobby and advocate for a policy that supports organic agriculture in Zimbabwe; 2. Establish and monitor an agreed set of organic standards; 3. Facilitate market linkages for organic produce; 4. Provide relevant information on organic agriculture; 5. Coordinate organic agriculture activities for the growth of the industry; 6. Facilitate support structures, involvement for the growth of the organic sector (research, bio-inputs etc.). In doing this ZOPPA hopes to make a contribution towards a nation that is committed to using natural means of agriculture to ensure a healthy future for the land and its people.

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