Organic Certification in Nepal

There are various private organizations that provide certification to organic farming and organic products . However, there are no any government organizations till date providing certification. Brief information about Organic Certification bodies in Nepal are listed below :

Organization

Organic Certification Nepal Pvt. Ltd.

Type/Description

Third Party Certification Body
OCN is the first private initiative to certify organic agricultural production, wild production, processing and inputs for production in Nepal.
[Source: http://www.certificationalliance.org/ver1/partners.html]

Contact Person

Bhola Shrestha, Basanta Rana Bhat

Address

P.O. Box No. 8132, Kathmandu, Nepal

Telephone:

977-1-5009083

Fax:

+977-1-425 2597

Email:

N/A

Website:

N/A

 

Organization

The Himalayan Bio-organic Agriculture Center Nepal (HIMBOAC-NEPAL)

Type/Description

Third Party Certification Body

Contact Person

Rajendra Prasad Devkota

Address

Banasthali-16, Kathmandu

Telephone:

N/A

Fax:

N/A

Email:

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Website:

www.himalayabio-organic.com

 

Organization

Coffee Co-operative Union Ltd.

Type/Description

Third Party Certification Body
Organic Coffee Certification

Contact Person

N/A

Address

Lalitpur, Nepal

Telephone:

+977-1-5565656

Fax:

+977-1-5555555

Email:

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Website:

www.coffeecullnepal.org

 

Apart from these few private local certifying bodies, there are few international organizations that also provide certification to Organic products in Nepal, which are listed below:

  • NPOP – National Programme for Organic Production, India
  • USDA–NOP – United States Department of Agriculture – National Organic Program
  • JAS – Japanese Agricultural Standards
  • EC 834/2007 – Council of the European Union
  • IFOAM Basic Standards – International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements, Germany
  • Codex Organic Standards-Codex Alimentarius Commission