Technical Reports - Agriculture

Aligning GAPs in the Philippines and Vietnam

The ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Program Phase II (AADCP II) is providing on-going support for the development and implementation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) in the ASEAN region. This report will capture some of the achievements and lessons learned from the experience of aligning ASEAN Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) with national GAP in the Philippines and Vietnam. Research for this report was undertaken during visits to the Philippines (February 16-17, 2015) and Vietnam (March 5-7, 2015)

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Guidelines on ASEAN Good Aquaculture Practices (ASEAN GAqP) for Food Fish (2014)

The of ASEAN GAqP (Food fish) is to enhance the harmonisation of GAqP programs within the ASEAN region will fulfil one of the major requirements set down by the AEC blueprint for integration by 2015. The AEC Blueprint will transform ASEAN into a single market and production base, a highly competitive economic region, a region of equitable economic development, and a region fully integrated into the global economy

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Policy Brief: Enhancing ASEAN Competitiveness in the livestock and livestock product industry through ASEAN Good Animal Husbandry Practices (GAHP)

The formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015 has emerged as an important new driver for the introduction of Good Animal Husbandry Practices (GAHP) in the region. The AEC blueprint for integration focuses strongly on the concept of a single market and production base, which cover amongst other things agricultural products and foods. In order to achieve this aim there is an urgent need to implement common standards.

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ASEAN Good Animal Husbandry Practices (GAHP) For Layers and Broilers – Food Safety Module

This ASEAN GAHP for Layers and Broilers is a standard for good animal husbandry practices for broiler and layer production in the ASEAN region. The standards in ASEAN GAHP for Layers and Broilers are mainly aimed at preventing or minimising occurring food safety incidents. It also covers elements of biosecurity, workers’ health and safety, animal welfare and measures to reduce environmental impact.

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Policy Brief: Moving towards Global Recognition of Quality Assurance Systems for ASEAN Fruits and Vegetables

The rising demand for safe quality fruit and vegetables has meant that Quality Assurance (QA) systems based on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) must be in place to satisfy domestic consumption and capturing new markets in the global economy. In addition to food safety, international requirements could also include the environmental sustainability, produce quality, and workers’ health and safety.

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