2019/08
NEWS

TR4 Now in Colombia - Save the Banana

TR4 has now arrived in Colombia. The GLOBALG.A.P. Secretariat has developed the TR4 Biosecurity Add-on, a tool that provides farmers with a risk mitigation plan to prevent the introduction (and/or further spreading) of the TR4 pathogene.

   
   

Call for Participation GLOBALG.A.P. Systems & Rules Technical Committee

The GLOBALG.A.P. Board agreed that the Systems and Rules TC will play one of the most important roles in the revision of the standard. Thus, it was decided to enlarge this Committee to get the strong expertise, valuable discussions and the full commitment to make the necessary changes and to bring the standard forward. Apply now!


G.A.P. Certificate now Required for all Fresh Produce Imported to Thailand 

According to a new regulation by the FDA Thailand, all fresh produce destined for Thailand will require national certification ...



  

Japan’s Youth Appreciates Good Agricultural Practices  

 A group of Japanese high schoolers from the Izumo Agricultural and Forestry High School toured the GLOBALG.A.P. headquarters on Wednesday, 21 August. 



Building a Solid Foundation for the Future

It isn’t always easy and straight forward to understand the 221 control points and compliance criteria of the GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) standard. That is why, in 2014, we established the GLOBALG.A.P. academy to provide public and private trainings.



Colombia: A Fruitful Local Climate Ready for International Markets

Colombia’s growing agricultural and agro-industrial sectors as well as its favorable climatic conditions make it an attractive source of fresh fruit and vegetables for buyers around the world.



  


GLOBALG.A.P. in Africa - Facts and Figures

Our approach remains to work on multiple fronts to raise awareness and promote the  implementation of a robust system of Good Agricultural Practices. At 5,507 new producers under certification, Africa had the largest growth in terms of IFA adoption in 2018.


From Golden Silk to Tiger Eye

Don’t worry, this is not a conspiracy theory or lesson in witchcraft! Yet, who knows…? Maybe this plant does have superpowers?!

 
EVENTS

Asia Fruit Logistica
4-6 September | China | Hong Kong

Aquaculture Europe
7-10 October | Germany | Berlin

Fruit Attraction
22-24 October| Spain | Madrid

Anuga
5-9 October | Germany | Cologne

PMA Fresh Summit Convention & Expo
17-19 October | USA | California

China Fisheries & Seafood Expo
30 Oct-1 Nov | China | Qingdao City




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Dominican Republic
: 16-17 September - organized by Junta Agroempresarial Dominicana

Argentina: 8-9 October - organized by Instituto de Desarrollo Productivo de Tucumán

Kenya: 30-31 October - organized by Rootooba Limited

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  • 17-19 September: Crops, India, Nashik, in English
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