Seventeen retailers decide to introduce an independent verification system as a base for supplier compliance.
EurepGAP establishes the partnership principle between retailers and producers and presents trial results of its Fruit and Vegetables Protocol.
EurepGAP receives the first ISO 65 accreditation for Fruit and Vegetables and starts granting its first farmer certificates.
EurepGAP presents Version 2 of the Fruit and Vegetables Protocol as the result of the revision process, announces the start of the Flowers & Ornamentals Standard, and launches its new transparent benchmarking procedure.
EurepGAP launches its standards for (Green) Coffee and Aquaculture in October 2004 and issues the first accredited certificates to farms based on the Integrated Farm Assurance Standard.
The first EurepGAP Feed Reference Standard is published and the 2005 version of Integrated Farm Assurance is launched. The first national livestock schemes add their checklists to the EurepGAP Benchmarking tool.
Almost 300 delegates from 41 countries discuss and make proposals for the future direction and content of the 2007 version of the EurepGAP Standard.
A one-day workshop for key stakeholders finalizes the consultation process for the EurepGAP Shrimp Standard. EurepGAP also announces its name change to GLOBALG.A.P.
GLOBALG.A.P. introduces activities to support smallholder implementation and intensifies the dialogue with government and non-governmental organizations.
GLOBALG.A.P. goes on tour for the first time, travelling to 5 continents to reach out to its customers. In addition to the GLOBALG.A.P. annual conference, the GLOBALG.A.P. tour offers retailers, producers and associates the opportunity to visit a conference that is closer to their location. Cities visited: Nairobi, Montevideo, Kuala Lumpur, Washington D.C. and Athens.
Close to 500 delegates from 50 plus countries gather for GLOBALG.A.P.’s SUMMIT 2010 at London’s Hilton Metropole Hotel on 7-8 October. During the SUMMIT 2010 in London, the GLOBALG.A.P. Sector Committees present Version 4 of the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard as the most widely consulted, innovative and science-based version yet. The SUMMIT 2010 also marks a special milestone in GLOBALG.A.P.’s history as the organization’s 10th global conference.
After the enormous success of the TOUR 2009, GLOBALG.A.P. decides to have a conference tour every second year. For TOUR 2011, the GLOBALG.A.P. team travels to 6 cities around the world - New Delhi, Cape Town, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Warsaw and Atlanta - to collect feedback on the implementation of Version 4 of the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard.
The 11th GLOBALG.A.P. Conference returns to Spain this year. The SUMMIT 2012 spotlights a debate that simply couldn’t be more important to all our futures: how to deliver food safety and sustainability now and in the coming years.
For the 3rd time GLOBALG.A.P. held a conference TOUR all around the world. With the support of local partners, the GLOBALG.A.P. Team organized 8 stops in Tucuman - Argentina, Tel Aviv - Israel, Quito - Ecuador, Capetown - South Africa, Harbin - China, Madrid - Spain, Myazaki City - Japan, and Hoogstraten - Belgium. The result: valuable input for the revision of the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard for Version 5!
The GLOBALG.A.P. SUMMIT 2014 will host its 12th conference in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the emirate Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates. On 27-29 October, you can be part of this exciting event on sustainability, traceability, food safety, animal welfare and social & environmental responsibility. A perfect time and place to promote Good Agricultural Practices in one of the fastest growing regions in the world!