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Organic Regulations and/or Standards

Name(s) of Regulation and/or Standard: 

Date of Implementation: 

2007

Regulation and/or Standard Scope: 

Requirements for organic production that cover plant production, animal husbandry, bee-keeping, the collection of wild products, and the processing and labeling of the products made from organic ingredients. It does not cover procedures for verification such as inspection or certification of products.

These standards have been adopted by Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.

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Reference Standards: 

Used IFOAM Basic Standards and Codex as a normative reference

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