Mouvement Biologique Malien
Created in 2005, the Malian organic movement “MoBioM” is the first peasant organization engaged in the promotion of organic and ecological agriculture in Mali and at the same time it is the pioneer in the production of organic and fair trade organic cotton in Mali. The head office is based in Bougouni. Federating 16 cooperatives when it was created, MoBioM now has 25 cooperatives with 1,212 producers, of which 21% are female producer members. Regularly certified organic according to European (EOS) and American (NOP) standards, the main products are sesame, soybeans, shea almonds (butter), fonio, honey, beeswax and mangoes. Our member cooperatives are located in the administrative regions of Kayes, Koulikoro, Sikasso and Ségou Thus over the years, MoBioM has set up an effective and efficient internal control system built on the training of young agricultural technicians and young people. animator producers engaged in the promotion of organic and ecological agriculture. Also at the level of each village, the MoBioM has a pool of “relay producers” constituting the transmission cross between individual producers and their cooperative.
An umbrella organization, the MoBioM has an administrative and financial staff (a technical director, an accountant, an administrative assistant), a technical staff (a manager for processing and marketing, a manager of the internal control system , an extension manager, a monitoring and evaluation manager, a research and innovation manager, 08 organic advisers) and support staff (three drivers, a storekeeper, a guard). This staff is made up of agronomists and zootechnicians who are pioneering Malian executives in organic farming and fair trade. This team now capitalizes on more than 15 years of experience in this field
The MoBioM technical team, through its close presence, provides all technical training (supported by practical demonstrations) and support for research activities in rural areas. She is also responsible for supervision / internal control in relation to compliance with production standards with producer cooperatives, monitoring field activities, supporting organic and fair trade inspection missions and exchange visits. of experiences.