Leading Harvest Farmland Management Standard

ANAB is finalizing an accreditation program based on ISO/IEC 17021-1 for certification of organizations conforming with the Leading Harvest Farmland Management Standard. The standard and additional information can be found at Leading Harvest Website.

The Leading Harvest Farmland Management Standard addresses 13 sustainability principles and serves to provide assurance for the sustainability of farmland management. Accredited certification to the standard provides assurance and confidence about claims to the market that the farmland operations are achieving lasting outcomes for communities with a sustainable and healthier future.

The Leading Harvest Farmland Management Standard will be a base standard within ANAB management systems accreditation programs. ISO/IEC 17021-1 will be the base accreditation requirement document and relevant ANAB Accreditation Rules will apply.

Certification bodies that committed by 2020/09/30 to applying for accreditation for Leading Harvest will have a discounted application fee. See ANAB Management Systems Heads Up 464 for more information. 

ISO 20387 Biobanking

ANAB is developing a biobanking accreditation program based on ISO 20387, Biotechnology – Biobanking – General requirements for biobanking. Read more.