2019/11
NEWS

Terra Viva – a Vibrant Brazilian Farm is now GLOBALG.A.P. Member

All 8,700 hectares of the Terra Viva farm in Brazil are bursting with life. From expansive amaryllis fields and stately eucalyptus groves, to state-of-the-art orchid greenhouses and pristine wilderness reserves – something spectacular grows in every corner.




 

The Primary Farm Assurance Standard - A Stepwise Approach to Better Farm Practices



We are pleased to announce that we have published an improved version of localg.a.p. The ultimate intention of localg.a.p. is still a progression to improve practices on the farm level for local implementation.










GLOBALG.A.P. Academy – Building a Strong Foundation for the Future

GLOBALG.A.P. Academy announces several new products and learning solutions to upscale your G.A.P. expertise.

 
  


First-ever SPRING Training    



The Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX , Asociación de Exportadores de Frutas de Chile, A.G.) and the Chilean Hass Avocado Committee (Comité de Paltas Hass de Chile ) underwent the first-ever SPRING certification sessions in October.






Argentinian Tucumán Region Strengthens Competitive Edge with Responsible Farming Practices

The country is an attractive producer of agricultural goods, such as bananas, cocoa, and oriental vegetables. Given that Europe and the United States are its two key export markets has increased the adoption for good agricultural practices and has led to a substantial growth in responsible and sustainable production in the country.








Agri-Powerhouse India Ready to up Game on Responsible Farming Practices and Agricultural Exports



Due to its economic growth and investment in various sectors over the past years, India has taken the world by storm. By employing approximately 50% of the Indian population, agriculture accounts for almost 18% of the country’s overall GDP and is thus a valuable part of the Indian economy.






GLOBALG.A.P. Team at China Fisheries and Seafood Expo

The GLOBALG.A.P. team presented at China Fisheries and Seafood Expo in Qingdao, China from 30 Oct - 01 Nov 2019, to indicate its mission on global food safety issues and sustainability within the aquaculture sector.










The Desert is Blooming in Qatar



From space, Qatar looks like a big sand bar spilling out of the Arabian Desert into the Persian Gulf. You need to zoom in close before you see anything green. One of those few green specks in Qatar’s ocean of sand is the Al Sulaiteen Agricultural and Industrial Complex (SAIC).








Tree Against Hunger



The evergreen plant stands straight and tall in the ground. It grows up to several meters in height with impressively large, green leaves. A red stripe runs down in the middle of the leaves towards the stem.

 







EVENTS

IPM 2020
28-31 January | Germany | Essen



Fruit Logistica 2020

5-7 February | Germany | Berlin

GLOBALG.A.P. News Update
at Fruit Logistica 2020

6 February, 12:30-1:30 pm | Germany | Berlin







ACADEMY




Our upcoming WORKSHOPS:


  • Producer - Crops

    • 25-26 February 2020: Ozolnieki, Latvia, in English
    • 26-28 February 2020: Nairobi, Kenya, in English
    • 3-4 March 2020: Bogotá, Colombia, in Spanish

  • Farm Assurer - Crops
    • 19-21 February 2020: Chiang Mai,Thailand, in Thai
    • 27-29 April 2020: Querétaro, Mexico, in Spanish
    • 28-30 April 2020: Nairobi, Kenya, in English

  • Group Certification

    • 4-5 March 2020: Piura, Peru, in Spanish
    • 10-11 September 2020: Bangkok,Thailand, in English
  • Sustainable Rice Platform 
    • 13-14 October 2020: Bangkok,Thailand, in English
  • GLOBALG.A.P. North America

    • 17-19 December‌: HPSS, Santa Cruz, CA, in English
    • 11-13 February 2020‌: PHA, Lake Alfred, FL, in English

This is only an excerpt of our full range of workshops. To see all courses taking place in 2020, please click here.


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GLOBALG.A.P. Membership

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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