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How can a certification process focused on GAP provide better access to international markets for farmers?

Balca da Silva Rebelo, N.P.

Summary

Sustainable standards are a tool to achieve GAP and certification/ verification is a way to demonstrate its compliancy. This project is based on gathering examples on how Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), when successfully applied, bring benefits to producers by using sustainable standards and how certification / verification process allow producers to have access to international markets. With this project lessons can be learnt on how the projects were conducted, why they were successful and what role could be played by the government. Report number CDI-13-014.