Government Agency(s)/Competent Authority
Authorized Government Agency(s):
Burundi Bureau of Standards (BBN) (Bureau Burundais de Normalisation et Controle de la Qualite)
Agency(s) Contact Information:
Organic Regulations and/or Standards
Name(s) of Regulation and/or Standard:
Date of Implementation:
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.
Certification and Accreditation
BBN conducts organic certification.
Used IFOAM Basic Standards and Codex as a normative references