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.
They have been adopted by Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Used IFOAM Basic Standards and Codex as a normative references
USDA's GAIN Report Kenya Exporter Guide (2018)
USDA's GAIN Report Kenya Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards - Narrative (2016)
USDA's GAIN Report Tourism to create opportunity for U.S. products (2018)