GLOBALG.A.P. Community Newsletter 

  AUGUST 2017 EDITION



Standard New Zealand GAP GLOBALG.A.P. Equivalent 2017 has Successfully been Re-benchmarked
GLOBALG.A.P. Benchmarking News

Standard New Zealand GAP GLOBALG.A.P. equivalent 2017 has successfully been re-benchmarked as an equivalent scheme against GLOBALG.A.P. IFA Version 5. It is a fruit & vegetable standard owned by Horticulture New Zealand and allows certification of individual producers as well as producer groups.

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Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) has Successfully Finalized the Benchmarking
GLOBALG.A.P. Benchmarking News

Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) has  successfully finalized the benchmarking of its flowers & ornamentals and plant propagation material scheme, the EHPEA Code of Practice for Sustainable Flower Production - Silver Level.

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Ethiopia – Growing towards GLOBALG.A.P. Certification
GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR News

GLOBALG.A.P. hosted, for the third consecutive year, a successful TOUR Stop in Ethiopia. It was organized by the Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exports Association (EHPEA), with the kind support from International Promotion Desk (IPD).

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Assomela Società Cooperativa – A New GLOBALG.A.P. Member
GLOBALG.A.P. Member News

Assomela is the Italian Association of Apple Producers. Our members include VOG (Marlene), VIP (Val Venosta), VOG Products, FROM, Melinda, La Trentina, Mezzacorona, COZ, Nord Est, Melapiù, Rivoira, Lagnasco, Melavì and Friulfruct. The cooperative was founded in 1997 and groups together around 80% of Italy’s apple production and 20% of European apple production.

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IFA Standard Version 5.1 Now Published in Spanish and German
GLOBALG.A.P. Standard News

The first translations of the new Version 5.1 of the IFA Standard are published. You can download the documents in Spanish and German from the document center of our website
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You can download these documents from the document center of the GLOBALG.A.P. website after registration and agreement of the use of cookies (this procedure is necessary only once).



Nigerian Farmers are Getting Ready to Enter Global Markets with GLOBALG.A.P. Certification
GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR News

The two day TOUR event at Lagos, Nigeria, was attended by 65 individuals of highly diverse ba
ckgrounds. More than half of the attendants were farmers. All delegates were eager to learn how to access international markets, but also strengthen and expand domestic markets.

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TOUR 2017



Partnering for Global Assurance - TOUR 2017 Australia
GLOBALG.A.P. TOUR News

This small, invite only event was arranged as a meeting for prominent industry members (retailers, CB managers, Freshcare board representatives) to receive an update on general GLOBALG.A.P. activities and to discuss opportunities and challenges faced by the Australian horticultural industry in relation to food safety and social standards.

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Sustainable Retail Summit 2017 in Montreal, Canada

Learn first-hand how companies are taking positive actions and collaborating to overcome today’s biggest industry challenges. From eradicating forced labour, reducing and measuring food loss and waste to supporting healthier diets and lifestyles, the Sustainable Retail Summit provides practical sessions on how to implement change and meet these challenging demands head on.

Take the opportunity to meet GLOBALG.A.P.'s CEO Kristian Moeller and the Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer Flavio Alzueta there.

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Join Us at One of our TOUR 2017 Stops!


Mongolia: 23 September - organized by Golden Supreme Mongol Quality

Greece: 31 October - organized by TÜV HELLAS

Egypt: 4-5 December - organized by Blue Moon LLC



TOUR 2017


        Need GLOBALG.A.P. training? Book your seat now! 
       
Our GLOBALG.A.P.
Capacity Building & Farm Assurer  
        Workshops:
  • 10-12 Oktober: Crops, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, in French
  • 7-9 November: Livestock, Cologne, Germany, in English

  • 8-10 November: Crops, Santiago de Chile, Chile, in Spanish
  • 21-23 November: Crops, Linz, Austria, in German
  • 28-30 November: Crops, Centurion, South Africa, in English


GLOBALG.A.P. Monthly Membership Highlights

GLOBALG.A.P. Membership News

Every month we would like to show our appreciation for the support and contributions of our many GLOBALG.A.P. members by presenting a rotating display of their logos.

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