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The authorities of the regions are responsible for approving the national regulations for seed control and certification. In each region there is a regulating body for variety registration, field inspection, sampling, seed testing, post control and issuance of certificates for the following species :

  • Cereal including maize
  • Fodder plants (grasses, legumes and others)
  • Oil and Fibre species
  • Beet
  • Vegetables
  • Seed potatoes.

The division "Productkwaliteitsbeheer" is the official regulatory body with the responsibility for official seed certification in the Flemish Region.
The "Direction de la Qualité des Produits" is the official regulatory body with the responsibility for official seed certification in the Walloon Region.

More detailed information are available at the following website addresses :
www2.vlaanderen.be/ned/sites/landbouw
http://environnement.wallonie.be/administration/dd.htm#qualite



Organisation

Flemish Region:
Agentschap voor Landbouw en Visserij
Afdeling Productkwaliteitsbeheer

Walloon Region:
Service public de Wallonie (SPW-DGARNE)
Direction de la Qualité

Address

Flemish Region:
Agentschap voor Landbouw en Visserij
Afdeling Productkwaliteitsbeheer
Koning Albert II-laan 35 bus 41
B-1030 BRUSSEL
Tel. : + 32 2 5527443
Fax : + 32 2 5527401

Walloon Region:
Direction de la Qualité
Îlot St-Luc, Chaussée de Louvain 14 • B - 5000 Namur
Tel. : +32 (0) 81 64 96 17
Fax : +32 (0) 81 64 95 44

Head (name)

Gilbert Crauwels (Contact ESCAA)

Email

gilbert.crauwels@lv.vlaanderen.be

Head (phone)

+ 32 2 5527443

 

Other contacts

Product Quality Management Division (Flemish region)

Gilbert CRAUWELS
gilbert.crauwels@lv.vlaanderen.be
Phone : +32 2 552 74 43

Director of Quality Division (Walloon region)

Damien WINANDY
damien.winandy@spw.wallonie.be
Phone : +32 (0)81 64 96 17

In charge of Seed certification for cereals, forage crops, beets, potatoes, oil and fiber crops, vegetables (Walloon region)

Caroline SCHOLLAERT
caroline.schollaert@spw.wallonie.be
Phone : + 32 (0)81 64 96 14

 


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