How to implement the new GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance v6 Standard

The GLOBAL.G.A.P. brand consists of “smart farm assurance solutions” focusing on safe, socially and environmentally responsible farming practices. The Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) standard applies to fruit and vegetables, aquaculture, floriculture, livestock and more and is the most widely used GLOBALG.A.P. standard. After two years of public consultation with all industry stakeholders the IFA vs 6 was published on the 26th of April 2022. This version has brought with it significant changes and will be obligatory for all Plant Scope Registered GLOBALG.A.P. certificate holders from 01/10/2024. This workshop will teach you about the changes, how they will impact you and most importantly, how to implement the new requirements.

Why attend?:

This workshop is designed to provide you with an excellent understanding of the new IFA v6

GLOBALG.A.P., a “smart farm assurance solution brand”, started out as EUREPGAP in 1997. It was developed by FoodPLUS GmgH in Cologne, Germany. The GLOBALG.A.P. brand consists of “smart farm assurance solutions” focusing on safe, socially and environmentally responsible farming practices. The Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) standard applies to fruit and vegetables, aquaculture, floriculture, livestock and more and is the most widely used GLOBALG.A.P.  standard. After two years of public consultation with all industry stakeholders the IFA vs 6 was published on the 26th of April 2022 for the following scopes and product categories:

  • Fruit and vegetables (plant scope)
  • Hops (plant scope)
  • Flowers and ornaments (plant scope)
  • Finfish, molluscs, crustaceans and seaweed (aquaculture scope)

This version has brought with it significant changes and will be mandatory for all Plant Scope Registered GLOBALG.A.P. certificate holders from 01/10/2023. This workshop will teach you about the changes, how they will impact you and most importantly, how to implement the new requirements.

Farm managers, Packhouse Managers, Quality Assurance Personnel, Investors, Quality Personnel and Farm Administration Personnel

  • What is GLOBALG.A.P.?
  • What is the IFA v6 Standard and what product
    categories does it apply to?
  • Changes in the IFA v6 Standard
  • The difference between IFA GFS and IFA Smart
  • The IFA v6 approach, IFA Principles and Criteria
  • IFA Principles Grading
  • Food Safety, Biodiversity and Habitats
  • Waste Management, ·Water Management
  • Management and Traceability
  • Energy Efficiency, ·Fertilizers and Biostimulants
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Plant Protection Products
  • Worker’s Health, safety and Welfare
  • Hygiene, Traceability
  • The certification process and 3-year audit cycle
  • How to implement the IFA v6 requirements and more

Complete a short assessment at the end of the course

  • Receive GLOBALG.A.P. IFA v6 tools and tips to help you get started
  • Learn how to implement the v6 requirements
  • Learn how to conduct a risk assessment
  • Comprehensive Course handout
  • Learn about the EO digital GLOBALG.A.P. compliance solution
  • Learn from registered GLOBALG.A.P. Farm Assurers
  • Be confident and audit-ready

Anyone with an interest in the GLOBALG.A.P standard can attend this course

Duration

2 Days

Certification type

Workshop

Course dates

2024-05-21 Book Now

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