Transforming Agriculture for the greater good of all

We are a coalition of non-profit conservation organizations in America, Africa, Europe and Asia, promoting the environmental and social sustainability of agricultural activities through a certification standard and other customized, credible and innovative solutions for businesses and organizations.

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SAN Solutions beyond certification

Effective transformation of agriculture requires different kind of actions along the value chain.

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SAN expands beyond certification in order to accelerate agricultural transformation

29/05/2017
SAN expands beyond certification in order to accelerate agricultural transformation

SAN now offers customized Solutions for Sustainability related to verification, assurance, technical assistance and project development. The Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) announced today the decision to expand its scope and work with other tools beyond certification to accelerate the agriculture transformation the world needs. SAN is moving from being purely a standard-setting body and co-manager […]

SAN updates its Policy on the Exceptional Use of FAO/WHO HHP pesticides

15/06/2017
SAN updates its Policy on the Exceptional Use of FAO/WHO HHP pesticides

As part of the preparation of the entry into force of the SAN 2017 standard, 70 requests to authorize the exceptional use of 27 substances over a limited time were received. SAN authorized the potential use of 12 active ingredients for specific crops and countries. SAN opened a new reception period of requests for exceptional […]

The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ to merge, forming new, stronger organization

06/06/2017
The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ to merge, forming new, stronger organization

The new organization will create a single agriculture sustainability standard, and will simplify the certification process and continue to improve livelihoods for farmers and forest communities.  The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ, two of the world’s leading sustainability certification organizations, have announced their intention to merge later this year. The new organization, to be named the […]

SAN completes training on 2017 the SAN Standard for the technical community

06/06/2017
SAN completes training on 2017 the SAN Standard for the technical community

The Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) completed the training of its technical community for the entry into force of the new SAN certification standard on July 1st. During the last months, and as part of the global Training Strategy for the 2017 SAN Standard, seven regional events were held, each one coordinated by SAN through the […]

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Third place of SAN Photo Contest merges photography and agriculture into his life

17/04/2017
Third place of SAN Photo Contest merges photography and agriculture into his life

Niraj Mani Chourasia is the third place winner of the SAN Photo Contest

Agricultural Atlas reveals territorial organization in Brazil

10/04/2017
Agricultural Atlas reveals territorial organization in Brazil

A collaboration between Imaflora, GeoLab of ESALQ and KTH (Royal Technology Institute in Sweden) resulted in the creation of a geo-referenced database of productive land throughout Brazil.

Second place of SAN Photo Contest got his prize in Costa Rica

03/04/2017
Second place of SAN Photo Contest got his prize in Costa Rica

Pablo Macy came to Costa Rica representing Grupo Hueck’s farms from Nicaragua.

SAN technical community getting ready for the 2017 Standard

20/04/2017
SAN technical community getting ready for the 2017 Standard

In January a workshop was held in Indonesia with a total of 24 trainers and auditors

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