Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
What are main problems and potentials related to
certification of natural products?
Certification of natural products may improve social and
ecological environments. Potential economic benefits of
certification of natural products include improved market access,
value added, price premiums and better bargaining position, as well
as strengthened internal mechanisms of monitoring and assessment.
Potential economic costs include costs of certification, lower
yields and increased management.