The main problem
facing FAODA in achieving its mission, the lack of awareness
among farmers, but it is possible to go beyond this limit and
say: quite unaware of farmers in organic agriculture, this
adversely affecting the environment from several directions as
of crop residues through burning it inside their farms, this
pollutes the environment through the smoke, which causes black
fume and resulting diseases of the chest,,, etc.
on the edges of the agricultural land, causing disease in
existing crops through gathering insects and pests on those
residues and then transfer to crops, which leading to using
pesticides and chemical fertilizers in overexploited, this
because of their ignorance of the risks to their recovery
packages on canals and channels, leading to severe pollution of
the environment affecting all related organisms.
strategy and have taken deliberate steps to reach the desired
goal (sensitization and training farmers on organic agriculture
in order to preserve the environment, public health) that's
Signing a cooperation protocol with the Central Laboratory for
Organic Agriculture to
conduct awareness campaigns and promote organic concept
and train cadres trained
within FAODA on good organic practices in Fayoum
governorate villages, and train
farmers and agricultural workers on organic agriculture
through national campaign for OA
training financed from the EU.
2- Activate the
role of rural women because of their effect on agricultural
training and awareness campaigns.
cooperation protocol with thread public and private institutions
project MUCIA to
qualify specials cadres of FAODA members by sending them to
some EU countries in
order to held specialized courses in different sectors, in
agricultural areas as organic
planting and marketing and drying products.
with COSPE and NSCE Corporation in organic agriculture and
5- Signed a
cooperation protocol with a promenade in Fayoum, from the
awareness campaigns to preserve the environment and also by
registering FAODA for a
group of organic farms in regions bordering natural protected
area of Wadi El Rayan.
Conduct cooperation protocol between the FAODA and the Egyptian
Education Programme E3OP and Educational Department in Fayoum
to educate students
about the importance of preserving the environment, through a
partnership with the
Egyptian Association for Environmental Education Program for
Association has lobbied the advocacy campaign funded by NGO
Center to the protection of water against pollution in Fayoum
8- FAODA hold
advocacy campaign to activate special ministerial decisions to
ban the use
and handling of unsafe pesticides in agriculture funding by
Vodafone through Egyptian
NGO Support Center.
Supervised number 3 letters and number 4 PhD MS messages in the
fields of organic and
medicinal and aromatic plants.
An essential partner in world environment day celebrations,
which participated in year
2007 in Fustst Park and in year 2008 in Sakeet El Sawi.
Association has coordinated and organized the first
environmental awards Festival
in Fayoum governorate.
contribution to activate organic agriculture legislation.
These steps lead
to configure a working group within FAODA on a high level of
experience and expertise in education, training, and organic
farm registration, inspection and certification which stimulate
COSPE to cooperation with FAODA in its farm registration through
the Egyptian Center of Organic Agriculture ECOA, and also
stimulate professors in Central Laboratory for Organic
Agriculture to choose FAODA a responsible for training farmers
in Fayoum governorate on organic agriculture through national
campaign for OA training funded from the EU, managing by
Industrial Training Council and under the supervision of the
Central Laboratory for Organic Agriculture, Agricultural
Research Centre, leading to:
Increase registered land organically through by FAODA from 400
acres to 1,500 acres
status Youssef El-Seddek through cooperation with COSPE.
• In forty days
of training, FAODA trained number of 1800 farmer in Fayoum
• The highest response of farmers of training was
in Gabala village – sennorus where trained
100 farms before Ramadan last 10 days, forty of them did compost
fertilizer made of crop