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Some of the constraints depend on the geographical region, while others affect organic farmers all around the world. Behind the billion dollars of markets and the millions of hectares in organic production today, there are growers and consumers who are deliberately opting for cleaner and safer goods that are produced with regard to the welfare of people and animals and with minimal impact on the environment. In developing countries, the governing bodies play a major role in fostering the adoption of OA.
However, an impromptu visit may be carried out, usually at the discretion of the certiﬁer. At the end of inspection, the inspector reviews any areas of concern. A report is written by the certiﬁer which is forwarded to the certiﬁcation agency. Step 4 Reviewing the inspection report: A decision is made after reviewing the report by the certiﬁer whether it conforms to the standards and regulations. Step 5 Issuance of the organic certiﬁcate. It is worthy of note that organic farmers that gross less than $5000 from sales of organic products are exempt from the certiﬁcation requirement (Klonsky 2010).