Kenya’s first GlOBALG.A.P Tour Stop

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GLOBALG.A.P has partnered with Rootooba Limited (www.rootooba.com) to organize  a GlOBALG.A.P. Tour Stop in the country.  The event is themed as ” Adding Value to Your Agribusiness with the leading Worldwide Standard for Food Safety and Sustainability.”

This will be happening on 30th October -1 November  2019 at Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization( KARLO) headquarters, Kaptagat Rd, Loresho.The event offers a great opportunity to learn and network with important stakeholders in order to provide the tools necessary for growth.

GLOBALG.A.P. is the most widely used on farm food safety system worldwide in the fresh produce supply chain. There has been an increase in demand by small and mid-scale producers wanting to know the relevance of the GLOBALG.A.P. system for International ,regional and local markets. Compliance to Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) has become a requirement for access to; not only international markets but also regional and domestic markets which are increasingly focusing on utilizing safety standards.

Small and medium scale producers who need to access and maintain these markets require to comply with Good Agricultural Practices requirements at the minimum. Producers of fresh fruits and vegetables, avocados, herbs, spices, macadamia,grains , tubers, coffee and tea in the East African region who want to improve their farm operations , safety ,quality,and traceability need Good Agricultural Practices exposure more.

Come and interact with various stakeholders that will add value to your enterprise! They include  GLOBALG.A.P. staff who are the custodians of the GLOBALG.A.P standard, producers, input suppliers, farmer assurers, certification bodies, testing bodies,  logistical supply chain actors, exporters, local and international retailers ,development partners, and policy makers.  

To our farmers, do remember to carry samples of any crop disease/pest that you seek solutions for. Interact with a dynamic group of plant doctors and engage with solution providers in the same place!


GLOBALG.A.P calls on those relevant to this sector, to attend the 2 day interaction event and optional farm visits to GLOBALGAP compliant enterprises on the third day.

Registration and attendance is free! To enable us take care of you during the event period, please send a confirmation on the following email :  tourstopkenya2019@rootooba.com and provide your full name, company (if affiliated to one) title,  email and telephone contacts. Alternatively, call the numbers provided below and provide the same information.  Feel free to request for exhibition details should you wish to share your activities with the diverse audience. Contact details for inquiries on the event:  + 254 717 782 782 / + 254 734 782 782 or email tourstopkenya2019@rootoba.com.

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