The GLOBALG.A.P website has a wealth of information on the GLOBALG.A.P standard.
The GLOBALG.A.P standard demands, among other things, greater efficiency in production. It improves business performance and reduces the waste of vital resources. It also requires a general approach to farming that builds in best practices for generations to come. GLOBALG.A.P standard covers the following topics:
- Food safety and traceability
- Environment (including biodiversity)
- Workers’ health, safety and welfare
- Animal welfare
- Includes Integrated Crop Management (ICM), Integrated Pest Control (IPC), Quality Management System (QMS), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)