Organic Agriculture Division


The Organic Agriculture Division (OAD) of the Bureau was created by virtue of the Republic Act No. 10068, also known as the Organic Agriculture (OA) Act of 2010. The Law aims “to promote, propagate, develop further and implement the practice of organic agriculture in the Philippines that will cumulatively condition and enrich the fertility of the soil, increase farm productivity, reduce pollution and destruction of the environment, prevent depletion of environment, further protect the health of farmers, consumers and the general public, and save on imported farm inputs.”
Responsible For The Official Accreditation Of Organic Certifying Bodies (OCBs) (Section 15, RA 10068) That Will Provide Inspection And Certification Services To Organic Operators, Which Include Organic Food And Input Establishments/Producers And Organic Farms.
Responsible For The Registration Of Organic Food And Input Establishments/Producers, Including Organic Farms (Section 16, RA 10068). Such Organic Inputs Include Organic Soil Amendments (Organic Fertilizers, Organic Plant Supplements, Organic Composts/Soil Conditioners And Organic Microbial Inoculants) And Organic Biological Control Agents (Macrobials, Microbials, Botanicals And Semiochemicals). For Organic Inputs Registration, The Bureau’s Regulatory Issuances Include The Experimental Use Permits (EUP), Importation And Exportation Permits, And Certificates Of Registration (COR).
Responsible For The Creation Of Effective Networking With The Various Stakeholders Involved In Organic Production (Section 11, RA 10068). Its Functions Include Promotion Of Standards And Regulations Relative To Organic Agriculture To Key Stakeholders, Especially To Operators, Retailers, And Consumers. Such Activities Are Being Conducted To Ensure That The Produce/Products Being Marketed Are Conforming To The Relevant Philippine National Standards (PNS) For Organic Production. Geo-Tagging Of Third Party Certified Organic Farms And Input Establishments Including Data Management Are Also Conducted.
Responsible For The Creation Of Effective Networking With The Various Stakeholders Involved In Organic Production (Section 11, RA 10068). Its Functions Include Promotion Of Standards And Regulations Relative To Organic Agriculture To Key Stakeholders, Especially To Operators, Retailers, And Consumers. Such Activities Are Being Conducted To Ensure That The Produce/Products Being Marketed Are Conforming To The Relevant Philippine National Standards (PNS) For Organic Production. Geo-Tagging Of Third Party Certified Organic Farms And Input Establishments Including Data Management Are Also Conducted.
Responsible For The Creation Of Effective Networking With The Various Stakeholders Involved In Organic Production (Section 11, RA 10068). Its Functions Include Promotion Of Standards And Regulations Relative To Organic Agriculture To Key Stakeholders, Especially To Operators, Retailers, And Consumers. Such Activities Are Being Conducted To Ensure That The Produce/Products Being Marketed Are Conforming To The Relevant Philippine National Standards (PNS) For Organic Production. Geo-Tagging Of Third Party Certified Organic Farms And Input Establishments Including Data Management Are Also Conducted.
  • Official Accreditation of Organic Certifying Bodies
  • Application for Registration of:
    • Establisment of Primary and Proharvest Organic Food and non-Food Products
    • Organic Bio-control Agent (OBCA) Producers and Products
    • Organic Soil Amendments (OSA) Producers and Products
  • Application for:
    • Experimental Use Permit (EUP-OBCA)
    • Organic Input Importation or Exportation Permit