Government Agency(s)/Competent Authority
Authorized Government Agency(s):
National Quality and Plant Health and Seeds (SENAVE)
Agency(s) Contact Information:
Organic Regulations and/or Standards
Name(s) of Regulation and/or Standard:
Law No. 3.481 Development and Control of Organic Production (2008)
(Link to find the full text in Spanish)
Decree 4.577, which regulates Law No. 3481 (2010)
(Link to the full text in Spanish)
Resolution 250/13 "By which registration forms and maintenance operators and certification companies involved in the organic production system are established, as well as forms for evaluation of operators and farms under organic production Resolution No. 143/11 "by which control the processes of organic vegetable production regulates"
Date of Implementation:
Regulation and/or Standard Scope:
The law covers the production, processing, handling, division, labeling, transport, storage, marketing and certification of food products and non - food inputs, grown and processed organically.
Imported Products Requirements
Imported products with the organic label must come from countries with equivalent regulations, otherwise the products must be certified by certifiers registered in SENAVE.
Certification and Accreditation
Uses both certification and participatory guarantee systems.
The National Accreditation Agency (ONA) of the National Science and Technology (CONACYT) is responsible for the accreditation of companies certification, after consulting SENAVE And SENACSA accordingly. The National Quality and Plant Health and Seeds (SENAVE) and the Service National Animal Quality and Health (SENACSA) will be responsible for the registration authorities, monitoring, control operators and participatory systems of quality assurance in the field of their powers under the terms established by this Act and its regulation.
USDA’s GAIN Report Paraguay Exporter Guide (2012)