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Policy Information

Government Agency(s)/Competent Authority

Authorized Government Agency(s): 

Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry

Agency(s) Contact Information: 

131, 31 August 1989 Street
131 MD-2012, mun. Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Telephone : +373 22 23 34 27
Email: adm_maia@maia.gov.md
Website

Organic Regulations and/or Standards

Name(s) of Regulation and/or Standard: 

Law no. 115-XVI from 09.06.2005, regarding the organic agriculture products

Regulations for using the “Organic Agriculture - Moldova’ mark are also in force: Law no. 1078 (22.09.2008)

Date of Implementation: 

2006

Regulation and/or Standard Scope: 

The law protects the words organic; as well as ecological and biological for organic farming. Regulations include ecological principles and methods of processing organic food production, inspection and certification system in the field and organic food products import and export. Each organic farm and processor has to be registered by the Moldovan authorities.

Certification and Accreditation

Certification: 

Several international certification boides work in Moldova.

Additional Information

Reference Standards: 

Standards based on EU Regulation 2092/91 (now 834/2007 and 889/2008)

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