Institutional members play a key role in supporting the mission of the International Goat Association.

Through important partnerships, the IGA is uniting leaders around the world, building a strong network of institutions, scientists, academics, producers and other devoted individuals and organizations.  

As the IGA plans for the future, the involvement of institutions like yours is critical to our work around the globe.  I would like to personally invite your institution to be a partner of this important network by becoming an Institutional Member.  Join us as an Institutional Member and partner with us to help change the landscape of poverty in our world.  For more information, please contact us at 

What are the benefits of being an Institutional member in 2008?

  • Institutional Members are eligible to receive a discount on exhibition space at the 9th International Conference on Goats.  The 9th ICG is scheduled to take place in Queretaro, Mexico from August 31-September 5, 2008.  For more conference information go to:
  • Institutional members can receive additional discounts for staff members who register for the 9th International Conference on Goats.
  • Institutional Members receive at least one complimentary membership.
  • The IGA will be electing many new IGA board members and all IGA members, including complimentary members, are eligible to vote.

Please remember: All IGA memberships are from January to December and all memberships include online access to Small Ruminant Research.

The International Goat Association offers four types of Institutional Memberships:

  • Ambassador
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

To find a full description of our institutional member program go to: or click here.  We hope you will join as an Institutional Member so together we can work to advocate the importance of goats in alleviating poverty through socially just, environmentally sound and economically viable goat production, the benefits are clear. 

With your support we will continue to expand and improve upon our efforts of the past.  Your membership ensures that our efforts to highlight the importance of goats for improving the lives of people throughout the world will continue for years to come!  Together, we can make a difference. 


Christopher D. Lu