GALCI aims to develop influential
proposals in the organic and agroecological world movement, from the reality of
Latin America and the Caribbean.
Currently, GALCI represents
organizations (IFOAM members) like producers associations, traders, certifiers, NGOs and individuals from Latin America and the Caribbean.
Our visions internal and external:
Shared (external) vision
work and look for a global society with life quality, with informed happy
citizens exercising their rights and duties, based on the principles of
sustainable development and democracy; integrated; upholding values of
solidarity, equity and justice; open to changes; respectful regarding
traditional knowledge and cultural diversity; committed with the production and
consumption of organic and biodiverse products.
is a non-profit organization with a high level capacity to lobbying for organic
agriculture, integrated by IFOAM members and supporters and individuals working
in favor of organic agriculture in the region.
Our objectives include:
action concerning IFOAM policies
the expansion of organic agriculture and the movement in Latin
America and the Carribbean
seeking alliances and political support by national governments,
intergovernmental agencies, parliaments, ministries and organizations,
with the objective generating favorable public policies supporting the
production, commercialization of organic products.
the transfer of knowledge and horizontal interchange between organizations
and promote the extension and application of ecological systems to other
local, regional and national development of organic markets
- Serving as
a forum for the discussion and analysis of the contemporary situation for
organic agriculture in Latin America, the
Carribbean and the world
Patricia Flores Escudero,
Las Grullas 248 - El Tipal, 4400 Salta (Argentina)
Tel +54-387-4950140 - Fax: +54-387-4950140
Email: p.flores@ ifoam.org
Vice - Coordinator:
Carlos A. Escobar F. (Colombia)
AGRECOL Andes. Bolivia. Anne Piepenstock.
Instituto de Desarrollo y Medio Ambiente -IDMA. Peru. Gabriel Mejía.
Asociación Nacional de Agricultura Orgánica -ANAO. Costa Rica. Miguel Castro.
Associacao de Agricultura Biodinamica -ABD. Brazil. Pedro Jovchelevich.
Asociación de Organizaciones de Productores Ecológicos de Bolivia -AOPEB. Bolivia. Francisco Mollo.