ARISE Plus has been assisting the supported the ASEAN Experts Group on Organic Agriculture (EWG-OA) to develop a mutual recognition agreement on organic agriculture (MRA-OA). EWG-OA comprises of representatives from national agencies responsible for Organic Agriculture in the Member States
The on-line Workshop held on 26 and 27 January was the 3rd round of discussions and deliberated on the draft text of the MRA-OA, the ASEAN Organic Certification Scheme and a proposal for an ASEAN Organic Mark. Substantial consensus on the content was achieved during the deliberations. The EWG-OA aims to continue working towards a consensus with the support provided by experts from ARISE Plus.
For more information please visit: ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on Organic Agricultural Products