GLOBALG.A.P. Committees GLOBALG.A.P. Committees

Introducing the GLOBALG.A.P. Committee Structure

GLOBALG.A.P. certification is built on the work and expert contributions of many stakeholders from different sectors of the industry.

They take part in the GLOBALG.A.P. standard development process in one of the various GLOBALG.A.P. committees set up to facilitate participation and involvement.

Technical committees are formed by retailers and producers, and their main focus is to participate in the revision and maintenance of existing standards. Technical committees are set up for fixed terms – typically three years, and members can serve a maximum of three terms. Read more about the technical committees and their work here.

Focus groups are set up on an ad-hoc basis to work on specific topics as approved by the GLOBALG.A.P. Board. Read more about the different focus groups here.

If you are interested in participating in a technical committee or focus group, please send an e-mail to We would like to build our pool of experts and will contact you as positions become available.

Other committees include the:

Certification Body Committee (CBC) – consisting of GLOBALG.A.P. certification body members

Integrity Surveillance Committee (ISC) – stakeholders that deal specifically with the integrity of GLOBALG.A.P. certification.