Expert Services

IMO - in cooperation with partner organizations - makes its expertise in quality assurance for sustainable production in various fields available.
Depending on your needs, our experts:

  • provide quality assurance by verification and evaluation
  • build up local expertise and know-how in all key sectors covered by our scope of work
  • carry out professional, practical training and coaching for interested parties (governmental agencies, NGOs, associations, companies, trade unions and many others) to develop knowledge and skills related to the understanding of relevant standards. We also organize workshops, online/ blended learning events or webinars for inspectors, consultants, and other professionals.
  • support the development of and implement rigorous and meaningful standards for quality assurance tailored to the aims of governmental, civil society or private sector initiatives
  • respond to consultation tenders of public or private sector organizations
  • make our technical expertise available to government bodies, mainly in the sectors of sustainable development (e.g. implementing policies for organic production value chain), evaluation and appraisal of sustainable production systems and principles of ethical trade.
  • write articles for trade journals, scientific symposia and contribute to relevant radio and TV broadcastings

IMO and its partner organizations have always been very actively involved in new developments and projects. Read more about our latest innovations...
Our expertise has been proven in various projects funded by organizations like European Commission, SIPPO, SECO, IFOAM, UNCTAD, ITC, Swisscontact, GTZ/GIZ, COLEACP etc. We have been working with not-for-profit organizations like Fairventures Worldwide gGmbH, TRAFFIC and the FairWild Foundation.

At present our main fields of expert activities (carried out directly by IMO or other partner organizations with the technical support of IMO experts) are:

Most welcome to contact us! For more information about IMO expertise for special projects, please contact
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