Belarus - Develop Legal Foundations for Organic Agriculture

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Belarus commits to developing legal foundations for organic agriculture. This commitment aims to increase the volume of domestically produced organic products. The commitment is tied to the adoption of the Law of the Republic of Belarus on “Manufacturing and Circulating of Organic Products”.

The commitment falls under areas 1 and 5 of the Batumi Initiative to improve the measurement and valuation of natural capital and develop clean physical capital for sustainable production patterns.

Implementing partners include the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus, interested national public governing bodies, the business community, civil society organisations and the private sector.

The commitment is relevant to SDGs 3, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15 and 16.

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Agriculture