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 our Standard

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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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How our System Works

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Transforming agriculture requires the collaboration of all parts of 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 lifts temporary suspension of CyD Certification Body

08/05/2017
SAN lifts temporary suspension of CyD Certification Body

The Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN), assurance manager and co-owner of the Rainforest Alliance/SAN certification system, filed a temporary suspension on the audit activities carried out by the certification body CyD Certification in all countries where it operates, as of March 13, 2017. SAN made this decision after completing a performance evaluation of the audit processes […]

SAN analyzes exceptions for the restricted use of FAO/WHO HHP pesticides

26/04/2017
SAN analyzes exceptions for the restricted use of FAO/WHO HHP pesticides

The SAN pesticide expert group will analyze the requests during its May meeting in Costa Rica

The much awaited Anker Methodology living wage manual is available now

12/04/2017
The much awaited Anker Methodology living wage manual is available now

The Global Living Wage Coalition (GLWC) will host the launch event for Living Wages Around the World: Manual for Measurement by Richard Anker and Martha Anker in New York City on April 19.

Documents and Education

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Read and download documents about our training, technical assistance and certification system

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A place for learning and knowledge sharing among SAN technical people

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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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