MODULE 1B: Seeds in the Organic Regulation

MODULE 1B: Seeds in the Organic Regulation

Fulya Batur

Training, Advocacy & Legal Affairs Kybele SRL (Seeds & Biodiversity)

Course features

Duration : minutes70

Language : English, French

Skill level : Intermediate

Language : English, French

September 29, 2020

Module objectives

The EU Organic Regulation 2018/848, adopted in April 2018, contains ground-breaking provisions on the marketing of seeds, allowing the entry of “organic heterogeneous material” into the market with an easy notification system and envisaging the launch of a temporary experiment on “organic varieties”. This webinar will go through all the rules that impact seed production and marketing in the Organic Regulation, allowing for discussion on the opportunities and downsides of the new rules in different national contexts.

Competences gained through this module

  • Knowledge of all the provisions that impact the production and marketing of seeds in the Organic Regulation
  • Ability to critically assess the opportunities and drawbacks of the new rules in each particular context