NewForesight and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture & Innovation will be hosting a workshop at the International Supply Management Congress at the Rai, Amsterdam on November 30:
The Future of Good Agricultural Practices in Sustainability Standards
Increasing productivity to feed a growing world population needs to become a synonym for sustainability. The implementation of standardized Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) is one way to increase productivity in a sustainably sound way, and perhaps GAPs can do more – or are we expecting too much? And are Sustainability Standards the ultimate vehicle to address this GAP agenda? Should Sustainability Standards focus more on GAPs that increase productivity, or should other tools lead the way? These are among the questions that will be tackled in a lively, dynamic discussion with among others: Marc Engel (CPO Unilever) and Daan de Vries (Field Director UTZ Certified).
For more information about the International Supply Management Congress (ISMC) 2012: http://www.supplymanagementcongress.nl/