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IFOAM Training Manual for Organic Agriculture in the Tropics - Download (EN)

The Training Manual was developed to improve the quality and the availability of didactic material on organic agriculture in tropical countries. It offers a resource basis for trainers with the idea of encouraging individual adaptation and further development of the material according to the needs. The Training Manual can be used as a guide and source book to implement training programmes. It will help develop the structure of a training course or workshop and provide material and ideas for its organisation. The Manual can also serve as a handbook for those who want to get a more clear and complete idea on the basics of organic farming.

The Training Manual shall be a living document, modified and further developed by those who use it.

Includes the chapters:

  • Introduction
  • Principles of Organic Agriculture
  • Soil Fertility
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Pest, Disease and Weed Management
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Farm Economy
  • Annex