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No. 3 - Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Guidelines

October 2021 - second edition Ref. ACAC-300-CTG-03

The concept of Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) aims at ensuring sustainable, economically viable production of usable tobacco and can be defined as: “Agricultural Practices which produce a quality crop while protecting, sustaining or enhancing the environment with regard to soil, water, air, animal and plant life.”

The object of this document is to serve as a guide in the development or enhancement of a Good Agricultural Practices programme. It is not the intent of this document neither to replace existing GAP programs nor to be used as an industry all-inclusive GAP programme.


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