John Portelli MBA (Henley) is an active promoter of sustainable agriculture as a member of the Malta Organic Agriculture Movement (MAOM) and is the Malta representative on the International Federation of Organic Movements – EU. He is also an environmentalist with an accent towards consumer protection.
Malta Organic Agriculture Movement
MOAM is a totally independent and voluntary organisation set up in November 1999 to promote Organic Agriculture in Malta. Its members include farmers, consumers, technical people and many others who have the local natural environment at heart. The primary aims of MOAM is to inform the public about Organic Agriculture, share and disseminate ideas and methods for Organic Agriculture, organise the necessary training, represent those who embrace organic principles both locally as well as internationally, follow closely the developments in this field, set up and update Organic Agriculture standar for Malta and co-ordinate product certification.