IFOAM Iran established
IFOAM Iran was officially launched on 11 May at the 2nd International Conference on Trade and Market Development of Organic Products. At the conference in Tehran, speakers from all over the world joined together with the Iran organic movement for the launch.
IFOAM president Andre Leu and IFOAM EU Director Marco Schlüter were among the speakers, who presented their experience of running an international organisation with the board of the Iran Organic Association. Prof. Reza Ardakani has been appointed manager of IFOAM Iran.
The set up of IFOAM Iran came after intensive debates, and is part of IFOAM Global’s regionalisation strategy. IFOAM Iran may be a starting point to develop organic capacities among other countries in Persian area.
IFOAM EU Director Marco Schlüter (first from the right) at the official launch of IFOAM Iran