Lanka Organic Agriculture Movement
|Organization Type||Umbrella Organization|
Thilak Kariyawasam (President)|
S. Pushparaj (Treasurer)
V. M. B. Athula Priyantha (Secretary)
The interest in organic agriculture led to the formation of the Lanka Organic Agriculture Movement (LOAM) in 1994. LOAM is a professional organization comprised of organic farmers, scientists, professionals, members of the organic corporate sector and interested individuals. Its primary objectives are: 1. To promote organic agriculture in Sri Lanka. 2. To establish, improve and maintain standards for organic agriculture in Sri Lanka 3. To create awareness of organic products among the people of Sri Lanka.