The Center of Organic Agriculture in Egypt (COAE) is a limited liability company established in 1990, aiming to support the development of organic agriculture in Egypt. COAE is an accredited certification agency and its activities are regimented in the corresponding Quality Assurance Handbook. It provides for brand neutral services. Its services are available to all parties interested and no exclusivities are granted to any of them. COAE refrains from all trading and other business activities that could influence and bias its certification decisions. All data gathered by COAE in the course of its assessments are kept strictly confidential and in accordance with the applicable data security regulations. All employees sign a confidentiality agreement and are supervised.