GLOBALG.A.P. IFA Workshop → Crops

15-18 February 2022 | Integrated Farm Assurance Course (V5.4-1 GFS F&V) | English (004-877-22)

Date: 15-18 February 2022
Fee: EUR 350
Starting time: 9.00 am Nairobi Time (UTC+3) Check your local time here
Duration: In-course modules: 18 hours. Self-paced modules: 1 hour
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, All Farm and F&V Module
  • Persons interested on becoming a GLOBALG.A.P. Registered Trainer
  • 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 the Control Points for All Farm Base, Crops module and F&V Module. These Control Points are the actual audit checklists used Certification Bodies during a GLOBALG.A.P. Audit
  • You will be equipped to provide training services on the GLOBALG.A.P. IFA standard.
  • You will have fulfilled part of the GLOBALG.A.P. training requirements for your Registered Trainer 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 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


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Technical requirements:

  • Use of the platform Zoom or Microsoft Teams 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
By registering for workshop you agree with the GLOBALG.A.P. Terms and Conditions for Workshop and Trainings.

Language: English Level: Beginner

  • Course Agenda - IFA Course Fruits and Vegetables
  • M1 - Welcome to our GLOBALG.A.P. Virtual Classroom
  • M2.1 - GLOBALG.A.P. Introduction: Who we are
  • M2.2 - GLOBALG.A.P. Introduction: Products and Services
  • M2.3 - GLOBALG.A.P. Introduction: Gorvernance Structure
  • M2.4 - GLOBALG.A.P. Introduction: Sustainable Development
  • 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
  • GLOBALG.A.P. General Regulations Crop Rules
  • General Regulations Part-I V5.4-GFS
  • GLOBALG.A.P. General Regulations Part I - Annex 1.4 Definitions
  • General Regulations Part-II V5.4-GFS
  • All Farm Base - Crops Base - Fruit and Vegetables
  • Checklist IFA All Farm Base, Crops Base, F&V V5.4 GFS
  • Summary of Changes IFA v5.3-GFS to IFA v5.4-GFS
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed