Implementation Instrument

1. Title

UNNExT Handbook on Implementing UN/CEFACT e-Business Standards in Agricultural Trade

4. Details of the entity that has ownership on this instrument
a. Name
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
b. Email

This handbook presents a general framework for the implementation of e-Business standards in the agrifood sector. The handbook looks specifically at four e-Business standards developed by UN/CEFACT in the areas of electronic phytosanitary certificates; electronic reporting of sustainable fishery management; electronic exchange of laboratory analysis results; and management and exchange for certificates for trade in CITES controlled species. The handbook also briefly highlights two emerging and important e-Business areas, namely electronic notification of food and feed safety issues; and Traceability in agriculture supply chains. 

6. Relevant documents
7. Geographical application scope of this instrument
8. This instrument is related to:
Public Info and advocacy material
9. Standard nature of this implementation instrument
Guidance material