Environmental Sustainability in Crop Production FG Environmental Sustainability in Crop Production FG

Environmental Sustainability in Crop Production Focus Group

To facilitate the development and finalization of the environmental sustainability module of GLOBALG.A.P. V6, a focus group will be established. This focus group will be called "Environmental Sustainability in Crop Production" (Sustainability FG).
The focus group will incorporate the latest scientific research as well as evaluate the data-driven and outcome-based approach for implementation at farm level. The focus group shall discuss ways of how GLOBALG.A.P. can embrace sustainability under the principles of no duplication on farm level in terms of certifications, and harmonization with existing sustainability programs as well as cost-effective adoption of G.A.P. in partnership with them

This group shall consist of stakeholders whose expertise is relevant to the field of environmental sustainability. These group members do not have to be members of GLOBALG.A.P. (Retailer/Food Service/Manufacturer, Supplier or Associate). However, the minimum number of GLOBALG.A.P. members of the focus group is two, of which at least one is a GLOBALG.A.P. Retailer/Food Service and at least one is a GLOBALG.A.P. Producer/Trader member. At least one of the focus group shall be a Fruit and Vegetables (FV) Technical Committee member and one from the Flowers and Ornamentals (FO) Focus Group.

Chairperson: Martin de la Harpe / Flamingo Horticulture

Vice-chairperson: TBD

GLOBALG.A.P. Facilitators: Rene Capote / Pia Thauer

The full list of members will be available upon finalization of signed confidentiality agreements of this focus group.


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