Benchmarked Equivalent Schemes and Checklists

List of schemes and checklists that fully conform to the GLOBALG.A.P. System (General Regulations (GR) and Control Points and Compliance Crtieria CPCCs). Here there are two types: 

  • Equivalent Scheme: These are schemes with their own G.A.P. requirements and scheme management system rules that are recognized by GLOBALG.A.P. as fully conforming with the GLOBALG.A.P. CPCCs and GR. Below they are listed as "Scheme".
  • Approved Modified Checklist (AMC): These are embedded checklists with own G.A.P. requirements that are recognized by GLOBALG.A.P. as fully conforming with the GLOBALG.A.P. CPCCs. The AMCs use the GLOBALG.A.P. General Regulations as scheme management rules for certification. Below they are listed as "Checklist".

Legend of sub-scopes:

  • CS = Cattle and Sheep
  • F&V = Fruit and Vegetables
  • F&O = Flowers and Ornamentals
  • PG = Pigs
  • PPM = Plant Propagation Material
Scheme Name Scheme Owner Country Sub-scope Benchmarking Category Standard Version
SwissGAP Hortikultur Verein SwissGAP Switzerland F&O (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - SwissGAP GG-V4_November-2012/ GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.0 - SwissGAP Hortikultur Januar 2017
BANAG.A.P IT2 (Institut technique tropical) France (Martinique) F&V (Option1&2) Checklist GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - BANAG.A.P V5.0 - Benchmarking recognition ends on 21 Dec. 2017
AMAG.A.P. Agrarmarkt Austria Marketing GesmbH Austria F&V (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - AMAG.A.P. V Jänner/2012 / GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.0 - AMAG.A.P. Version 2017
naturane ANECOOP S. COOP. Spain F&V (Option 1&2) Checklist GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - naturane V3.0/ GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.0 - naturane V5.0
QS-GAP QS Qualität und Sicherheit GmbH Germany F&V (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - QS-GAP V3.0_01.01.2016 / GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.0 - QS-GAP V4.0
UNEG.A.P. Agrocolor S.L. Spain F&V (Option 3&4) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - UNEG.A.P. Revision 6 / GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.0 - UNEG.A.P. Revision 7
IKB Varken Kiwa CBD B.V. Netherlands PG (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - IKB Varken V17.0 - Re-benchmarking IFA V5 ongoing
MPS-GAP MPS Milieu Programma Sierteelt Netherlands F&O (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - MPS-GAP V9 - Benchmarking recognition ends on 30 December 2017
KFC Silver Standard The Kenya Flower Council Kenya F&O (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - KFC Flowers & Ornamentals Sustainability Standard 2014 (Silver Level) - Re-benchmarking IFA V5 ongoing
New Zealand GAP - GLOBALG.A.P. equivalent Horticulture New Zealand Inc. New Zealand F&V (Option 3&4) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V4.0 - New Zealand GAP V6.0_June2013 / GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.0 - New Zealand GAP Version 6.0 May 2017
EHPEA Code of Practice for Sustainable Flower Production - Silver Level Ethiopian Horticulture Producer Exporters Association (EHPEA) Ethiopia F&O/ PPM (Option 3) Scheme GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.0 - EHPEA V5.0
ChileG.A.P. ASOEX Chile F&V (Option1&2) Checklist GLOBALG.A.P. IFA V5.0 - ChileG.A.P. V5.0