International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture

ICCOA is a knowledge and learning center promoting organic agriculture and agribusiness. It provides a platform for interaction to all stakeholders in the organic sector

Inviting EOI for a Research Project on “Evidence based agro-ecological model of production to marketing with Farmer Organizations on Production and Economics of AE Farming. Apply bofore 20th October 2023”

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18+ Years’ Experience

  • Registered as a society in Bangalore in May 2004
  • 1st National conference on organic agriculture
  • 1st India Organic Trade Fair

  • India Organic Service Centre (IOSC) of IFOAM

  • Published "The Indian Organic pathway"

  • First edition of "Directory of Indian organic stakeholders"

  • Started quarterly newsletter "Organic Update"
  • Published "Indian Organic business today: global and local"
  • Published "The Market for Organic Foods in India"
  • 2nd edition of Directory of Indian Organic stakeholders
  • Executive Director invited to Sri Lanka to advise on policy and markets
  • Invited to study meeting on Asian countries by APO (Asian Productivity Council), Tokyo
  • 3rd India Organic Trade Fair in Delhi
  • 1st organic conversion project in Nagaland
  • Training on organic agriculture in all north-eastern states
  • 4th India Organic trade fair in Delhi
  • 1st BioFach India together with India Organic (BIIO)
  • Organic conversion projects in Karnataka, Haryana
  • 3rd edition of Directory in print and CD
  • Training on organic farming for a delegation from Thailand
  • Study on organic market linkages for Tibetan cooperatives
  • 2nd BIIO in Mumbai
  • Compilation of "Organic Package of Practices for Horticultural crops"
  • Market links - Devanahalli vegetables to retail chains in Bangalore, Nagaland pineapples to Dilli Haat
  • Conversion projects in Kerala, Himachal Pradesh
  • International seminar on organic agriculture & agribusiness
  • Third BIIO comes to Bangalore with Government of Karnataka as host and co-organiser.
  • Conversion projects in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir
  • Executive Director on the Board of IFOAM-Asia (International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements)
  • Fourth BIIO in Bangalore - Government of Karnataka is co-organiser
  • First Certificate programme in Organic Agriculture - 17 graduates
  • Fourth edition of Directory of organic stakeholders
  • 1st biovillage project in Nagaland
  • 5th BIIO in Bangalore with Government of Karnataka
  • Conversion projects in Assam, Tamil Nadu
  • National conference on sustainability, organic villages and markets
  • 6th BIIO moves to Kochi with Government of Kerala is host and co-organiser
  • National workshop on sustainable and organic agripreneurship
  • Proposal to start a Diploma course in organic agriculture in Ghana, in collaboration with the university.
  • Foundation laid for Centre for sustainable and Organic Farming

Jaivik Vigyan Kendra / Centre for Sustainable and Organic Farming (CSOF)

  • Bengaluru Organic Mart Savayava Raitara Santhe –  first retail fair was organised in a mall
  • 7th edition of BIIO held in Kochi
  • Expanded organic conversion projects to Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Assam, Meghalaya, Himachal Pradesh
  • 8th edition of BIIO in New Delhi
  • 1st Organics and Millets National Trade Fair organised by Govt. of Karnataka with ICCOA as its knowledge partner
  • Organic cum Nursery Mela in Vijayawada with Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • Enters the FPO (Farmer Producer Organisation) in Karnataka
  • Market study for North Eastern Region of export potential of organic produce
  • Expanded organic adoption and certification projects to Chattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh and Jharkhand
  • BIIO hosted along with Organic World Congress by IFOAM in Delhi
  • 1st Jaivik India Awards held in Bengaluru to recognise and reward individuals and organisations in the organic sector
  • 2nd Organics and Millets International Trade Fair held in January goes international
  • UDYANA – Horticulture expo in collaboration with Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • Organic conversion projects further expanded to Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi
  • BIIO held at Delhi with APEDA as new co-organiser
  • Selected as Regional Council in Chhattisgarh for PGS certification
  • 3rd Organics and Millets International Trade Fair held in January in Bengaluru
  • Second Jaivik India Awards Ceremony held in Delhi
  • Organic conversion projects in Goa, Maharashtra, and Uttarakhand
  • Empanelled as Service Provider in different states under National Rural Livelihood Mission
  • Inauguration of Jaivik Vigyan Kendra (JVK) training centre
  • Braving challenges during the Covid- 19 pandemic, we succeeded in establishing market linkages
  • Organic conversion of 50,000 hectares along River Ganga under Namami Gange scheme
  • Large project in Assam to form 42 FPOs
  • Expanded into Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura

19+ Years’ Experience


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