GLOBALG.A.P. IFA Workshop → Crops → Farm Assurer Workshop

12-15 October 2021 | Farm Assurer Workshop (F&V) | Online (079-721)

Farm Assurers are independent and trained consultants who provide expertise to help producers implement Good Agricultural Practices. To attend this training and pass the exam is one of the requisites to be approved Farm Assurer.

Fee: EUR 350/ $450. Taxes not included
Duration: In-course modules: 18 hours. Self-paced modules: 1 hour
Date: 12-15 October 2021
Starting time: 09.00 am Nairobi Time (UTC+3) Check your local time here
Language: English
Level: Beginner
Trainer: Mahinda Wahome

Class Instructor

Mahinda Wahome

Mahinda Wahome, Technical Key Account Manager Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.

Mahinda is the GLOBALG.A.P.'s technical expert and trainer for the Eastern Africa Region. He joined GLOBALG.A.P. in June 2018 to support the region’s Farm Assurers, Certification Bodies, Producers and other stakeholders. He has been in the horticultural sector serving at various capacities for over 20 years. As an expert in Good Agricultural Practices, he assists producers in the certification of agricultural products in Africa ensuring they comply with the market requirements. He holds a Bsc. Agriculture degree from the University of Nairobi. Mahinda is qualified in Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor certification, Crop Protection, Integrated Crop Management, and Environmental Management.

Who should participate?:

  • Anyone who is interested in how the GLOBALG.A.P. Certification system operates. General Regulations, Control Points and Compliance Criteria
  • Persons interested on becoming a GLOBALG.A.P. approved Farm Assurer
  • Professionals on the Food Security industry and producers

++Please note, that this is not a GLOBALG.A.P. Certification Body Training. For Certification Body trainings please register here

Learning outcomes:

  • You will know how the GLOBALG.A.P. System functions
  • You will get a full technical knowledge about the GLOBALG.A.P. Standard, learning all the General Regulations
  • You will know all the Control Points: All Farm Base, Crops Base and Fruit & Vegetables. These Control Points are the actual audit checklists used Certification Bodies during a GLOBALG.A.P. Audit
  • You will be equipped to provide consultancy services on the GLOBALG.A.P. IFA standard.
  • You will have fulfilled part of the GLOBALG.A.P. training requirements for your Farm Assurer application.

Course information:

  • This is an online face-to-face workshop with a trainer including many interactive activities and
    group work with other course participants. The workshop fee includes a certificate of attendance and examination. Presentations and standard documents will be shared on this platform some days before the training starts
  • The maximum number of participants is 15. Acceptance is based on first-come-first-serve basis. You will receive a confirmation e-mail upon payment


If you wish to receive your invoice in US $, please contact us. To register using Paypal, click get this course button on the left. In case you prefer a payment method other than paypal, register using this form.

Technical requirements:

  • Use of the Microsoft Teams platform to connect to the live sessions with the trainer.
  • Stable internet connection: test it here Recommended band width:800kbps/1.0Mbps (up/down) for high quality video
  • Camera and microphone activated
  • Use of headset
  • Calm environment
  • Any of the following browsers: Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera, Firefox

Questions? Please contact the GLOBALG.A.P. Academy
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  • Agenda Farm Assurer Workshop Fruit & Vegetables sample
  • M1 - Welcome to our GLOBALG.A.P. Virtual Classroom
  • M2 - GLOBALG.A.P. Introduction
  • Survey - training expectations
  • Link to connect to the live sessions with the trainer
  • Module 3 - General Regulations
  • Module 3 - General Regulations Handout
  • Module 4 - All Farm Base
  • Module 5 - Crops Base
  • Module 6 - Fruit & Vegetables
  • Activities and homework
  • Model Farms for Group Activities
  • Handouts Day 1 & 2 Homework
  • Handout Answers Day 1&2 Homework
  • Virtual Farm Station 1
  • Virtual Farm Station 2
  • Virtual Farm Station 3
  • Virtual Farm Station 4
  • Virtual Farm Station 4 - Video 2: Pesticides Application
  • Video Farming with compost in Africa
  • GLOBALG.A.P. General Regulations Crop Rules
  • GLOBALG.A.P. General Regulations Part I
  • GLOBALG.A.P. General Regulations Part I - Annex 1.4 Definitions
  • GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Control Points and Compliance Criteria
  • GLOBALG.A.P. Integrated Farm Assurance Standard Checklist Fruit & Vegetables
  • Survey - GLOBALG.A.P. Farm Assurer Workshop 2021
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Survey - GLOBALG.A.P. Farm Assurer Workshop 2021"
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever