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A framework for good agricultural practices

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome (Italy) | Committee on Agriculture Rome 31 march-4 april 2003.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: FAO Committee on Agriculture (COAG) ; No. 6.Publisher: Rome (Italy) : FAO, 2003Description: 10 pages.Other title: Formulación de un marco para las buenas prácticas agrícolas.Subject(s): Food and Agriculture Organization | Agricultural Practices | Food access | StakeholdersSummary: The concept of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) has evolved in recent years in the context of a rapidly changing and globalizing food economy and as a result of the concerns and commitments of a wide range of stakeholders about food production and security, food safety and quality, and the environmental sustainability of agriculture. These stakeholders include governments, food processing and retailing industries, farmers, and consumers, who seek to meet specific objectives of food security, food quality, production efficiency, livelihoods and environmental benefits in both the medium and long term. GAP offers a means to help reach those objectives.
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Committee on Agriculture, Seventeenth Session. Rome, 31 march-4 april 2003

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The concept of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) has evolved in recent years in the context of a rapidly changing and globalizing food economy and as a result of the concerns and commitments of a wide range of stakeholders about food production and security, food safety and quality, and the environmental sustainability of agriculture. These stakeholders include governments, food processing and retailing industries, farmers, and consumers, who seek to meet specific objectives of food security, food quality, production efficiency, livelihoods and environmental benefits in both the medium and long term. GAP offers a means to help reach those objectives.

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