Making Biodiversity a Priority: Updating Organic System Plans

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This report is based on a systematic review of a majority of US based certifiers’ OSPs. As a leading organization working on improving biodiversity conservation in organic agriculture, WFA can state that organic certifiers are moving in the right direction but, nearly two decades after the roll out of the NOP, most US certifiers are significantly deficient when it comes to addressing the intent and letter of the standards related to biodiversity.