GLOBALG.A.P. will be hosting two rounds of public consultation in early 2023 regarding version 6 of the Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) standard for plant propagation material and combinable crops.

We will be holding public consultation period 1 from 23 J anuary to 17 February 2023, and public consultation period 2 from 3 April to 28 April 2023. Adoption by the GLOBALG.A.P. Advisory Board will follow in June 2023, with the launch of the new scopes scheduled for Q4.

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About IFA v6

“IFA  v6 is GLOBALG.A.P.’s flagship standard in a new and improved format,” explains GLOBALG.A.P. Managing Director Elmé Coetzer-Boersma. “It has a simplified structure and language, extended criteria on key issues such as sustainability and animal welfare, and – for the first time – continuous improvement at producer level. Overall, it’s a smarter standard, fit for the future.”

IFA v6 for fruit and vegetables, flowers and ornamentals, hops, and aquaculture is available now, and will become mandatory on 1 January 2024.