43rd World VegFest in Australia Coming Soon

  Plans are heavily underway to organize this year’s installment of IVU World Vegfest in Sydney and Melbourne, and our partners there are very excited and keen to host this international event sometime in late October and early November. Look out for the finalized details that will be up soon on this website.

IVU Africa

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IVU Representative for Africa
Emmanuel Eyoh
(click to send him a message)
Lagos, Nigeria

42nd IVU World Vegfest
– Accra, Ghana, October 2014

- the first ever world veg event in Africa!

happycowHappyCow Africa - Veg Restaurants & Health Food Stores - IVU Supporter  (Support IVU)

Some IVU friends in Africa:


kl200Africans in Malaysia - at the 41st IVU World Vegfest, Kuala Lumpur and Penang, October 2013. Four from Ghana, one from Togo and one from Nigeria - the biggest group of Africans ever to attend a veg event outside of Africa.

tn13Pan-Africa Congress - Lomé Togo, November 2012  - photos on IVU Facebook

Veg*ism in Africa -
summary by the IVU Manager (2012)

Ghana Veg Week, October 2011 
- photos on IVU Facebook

DSC 65903001st East and Central Africa Vegetarian Congress, Nairobi, Kenya - December 18, 2010 - reports & photos

Vegan Students Association of Togo - Meatout day, March 2010 - report & photos

menaw3IVU at Mid-East Animal Conference, Egypt - March 2010 - report & photos

Out of Africa - PK Jain in Botswana - Interview from IVU Online News, January 2010

2nd West Africa Veg Congress, Accra, Ghana - ghana3b200October/November, 2009 - photos & reports

Vegetarian Association of Ghana  - photos of the new library room, 2009

1st West African Veg Congress Lagos, Nigeria, December 2007
- this was the first ever west africa vegetaria congress pic5tinternational veg event in Africa, organised by Emmanuel Eyoh, President of the Nigeria Vegetarian Society - and the IVU Rep at the top of this page.

African Vegan Recipes

History of Vegetarian Societies in Africa

Donations for Africa -
you can support our work by donating to the IVu Africa fund, just click on the link.