Soya Bean Farmer (Producer)
Are you a soya bean farmer interested in marketing your beans as Donau Soja or Europe Soya respectively?
Donau Soja and Europe Soya beans are non-GM soya beans produced in the Donau Soja or Europe Soya region in accordance with EU-wide and international labour and social standards (ILO conventions) as well as EU plant protection regulations.
By signing the Donau Soja or Europe Soya Declaration of Self-Commitment respectively, soya bean farmers confirm compliance with all Donau Soja or Europe Soya requirements. Certification by an external inspection body is only required for soya bean farmers located in a risk level 3 production area (MDA, UKR). For farmers located in a risk level 0 – 2, the participation in a group certification with their Donau Soja or Europe Soya agricultural primary collector is sufficient.
General requirements (valid for all risk levels):
Signing the Declaration of Self-Commitment or confirming compliance with the Donau Soja or Europe Soya requirements respectively on the shipping documents and forwarding this Declaration to the agricultural collector
Complying with the prohibition on the use of desiccants prior to harvest (e.g. glyphosate or diquat), and other restrictions on pesticide use (e. g. prohibited use of agrochemicals listed in the WHO lists 1a and 1b is prohibited)
Within the EU: Participation in implementing the CAP (Common Agricultural Policy), with mandatory cross compliance inspections;
Participation in a group certification with the Donau Soja or Europe Soya agricultural primary collector or directly commissioned certification required (risk level 3 countries) required
Farmer’s declaration of self-commitment
The Declaration of Self-Commitment must be signed by every Donau Soja or Europe Soya farmer respectively and submitted to the next partner in the value chain, together with the invoice.
The following are the declarations of self-commitment for harvest years 2021 and 2022 for DONAU SOJA soya bean deliveries from the following countries:
The following are the declarations of self-commitment for harvest years 2021 and 2022 for EUROPE SOYA soya bean deliveries from the following countries:
Please note: Donau Soja certified produce may be used in Europe Soya programmes, but Europe Soya certified produce may not be used in Donau Soja programmes due to a wider geographical scope!
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