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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work beyond certification

SAN Solutions beyond certification

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

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Certification system transfer

Rainforest Alliance will become the sole owner and operator of the certification scheme.

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Our new standard

Discover all details about the new SAN Standard, binding for audits from July 1st 2017

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Get Certified

Check your country to find out which certification body operates in it and get certified

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Certificate Search

Conduct inquiries about valid farm, group and chain of custody operation certificates

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SAN Standard Self-assessment

Know the state of your farm or group in accordance with the requirements of our Standard.

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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 […]

The Rainforest Alliance assumes full ownership of certification system

29/09/2017
The Rainforest Alliance assumes full ownership of certification system

On August 31, 2017, the Rainforest Alliance (RA) and the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) signed an agreement for the transfer of ownership of the shared RA/SAN certification system entirely to the Rainforest Alliance, a process that will commence on 1 October 2017. The agreement includes a license to the Rainforest Alliance for the use of […]

The Alliance for Sustainable Certification between SAN members is born

22/09/2017
The Alliance for Sustainable Certification between SAN members is born

A new cooperation agreement was signed on September 21 between certification institutions for agroindustrial production, processing and distribution systems, as well as tourism; which are linked to some of the partners of the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN), such as: Natura Certification Foundation (NaturaCert), Inter-American Tropical Research Foundation (FIIT), Institute for Cooperation and Self-Development (ICADE) and […]

Conclude 2nd round of requests for the Exceptional Use of Pesticides

10/07/2017
Conclude 2nd round of requests for the Exceptional Use of Pesticides

SAN publishes an updated policy including the last official resolutions binding with 2017 SAN Standard. During the second round of requests, finished last June 30, 250 requests were received. Today, the Sustainable Agriculture Network has published an updated version of its Policy on Exceptional Use of FAO/WHO HHP Pesticides that includes the last authorizations granted […]

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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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