Sponsor an Attendee of the Organic World Congress

In September 2020, organic stakeholders from around the world will flock to Rennes (France) for the most emblematic organic gathering worldwide, the Organic World Congress (OWC).

Not all participants, however, can afford to attend. But you can help.

 
 

Sponsor an Attendee of the Organic World Congress

In September 2020, organic stakeholders from around the world will flock to Rennes (France) for the most emblematic organic gathering worldwide, the Organic World Congress (OWC).

Not all participants, however, can afford to attend. But you can help.

The OWC, the largest event by and for the organic movement, will be held from 21-27 September 2020 in Rennes, France.

With an expected 2.000 attendees from 50 countries, it is a unique opportunity for farmers, scientists, academics, youth and educators – to name but a few – to come together and contribute to finding solutions to common challenges in the organic sector.

Knowledge exchange, networking, the exploration of synergies and partnerships inspire participants to do more and do better, for people and the planet. An event not to be missed.

However, some potential participants, without support, are unable to afford to attend. With your help, we can change that.

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Donation Total: €10,00

Make a one-time donation

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Donation Total: €10,00

The OWC, the largest event by and for the organic movement, will be held from 21-27 September 2020 in Rennes, France.

With an expected 2.000 attendees from 50 countries, it is a unique opportunity for farmers, scientists, academics, youth and educators – to name but a few – to come together and contribute to finding solutions to common challenges in the organic sector.

Knowledge exchange, networking, the exploration of synergies and partnerships inspire participants to do more and do better, for people and the planet. An event not to be missed.

However, some potential participants, without support, are unable to afford to attend. With your help, we can change that.

From local to global: A journey into a world of organic

An eye-opening experience that provides a global context for work carried out on the ground, the OWC 2020 can offer attendees a unique opportunity to:

  • Exchange with organic players from around the world;
  • Connect with projects and initiatives that help them further the organic cause;
  • Present their papers in one of the congress sessions;
  • Contribute to the different congress forums, making their voices heard;
  • Draw inspiration from other organic professionals’ experiences;
  • Be visible via our social media coverage.

Their journey is your journey

We aim to at least co-fund (dependent on the overall funds raised) the costs associated with the attendance of a pool of participants with limited financial means. Every donation helps us get closer to the milestones of raising enough funds to cover a participant.

Participants selected for this solidarity sponsorship will be invited to let us join them on their journey to Rennes and we will upload their testimonials.

We will keep you updated on when we reach fundraising milestones and what our sponsored participants have to say about their journey to the OWC.

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FAQs

How much does it cost for an organic farmer to attend the OWC?

Depending on where in the world the organic farmer travels from, the costs will vary. International and local travel, accommodation, food, Visa costs, registration and CO2 compensation add up to different amounts, depending on the country of travel and would range from around 2.300€ to 3.000€, as exemplified below:

  1. Peru – 2.709€*
  2. Indonesia – 2.295€*
  3. South Africa – 2.412€*
  4. Brazil – 2.640€*
  5. Phillippines – 2.258€*
  6. Ghana – 2.303€*

* cost estimates are based on online research of average economy travel and budget accommodation costs

If I can’t sponsor an attendee but still want to help, what can I do?

You can help us sharing this campaign with people who may be able to contribute. At the heart of the organic movement has always been an appreciation and support for the communities that are part of it. Spread the word, activate your network and help us reach those who can support to this cause.

Who will benefit from this campaign?

Through our vast international network we are able to identify suitable candidates who on the one hand have the ability to contribute to the event program and, on who, the other hand, would, through their attendance, be able to positively contribute to the development of their own local communities and sector by taking the inspiration and lessons learnt at this event back home, effectively acting as a multiplier.

How much funding is available and what percentage of costs will be covered?

We are in the process of collecting donations to fund participants. The total amount of money will determine how many participants we can support and whether we can fully or partially fund them.