Good farming practices to boost exports
The National Technical Working Group (NTWG) on Fruit and Vegetable Pakistan on Saturday has initiated the implementation of Good Agriculture Practices (Global Gap), the worldwide standards.
The group facilitated by Agribusiness Support Fund Lahore (ASF) consists of experts and stakeholders from the public and private sectors, a local newspaper quoted.
The NTWG (F&V) of Pakistan is a platform to harmonise certification activities in Pakistan and create a direct link between the country and Global Gap Secretariat Germany.
ASF, a not-for-profit organisation, is engaged in the development of agribusiness sector and an active member of Global Gap Germany since 2007.
The Global Gap Germany has awarded ASF with the status of host for three national technical working groups: fruit and vegetables, livestock and aquaculture.
Representatives from the fields of certification, agribusiness, government agencies, and other experienced stakeholders are part of these working groups, it added.
Courtesy Daily Times