Title of document: PGS Handbook for the Greater Mekong Sub Region: How Participatory Guarantee Systems can develop and function

Authors: IFOAM

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Ministry/Government Agency/Organisation: ADB, Greater Mekong Sub Region, IFOAM, FAO

Year of publication: 2017

Geographic focus: Asia & Mekong region

Main issues / topics addressed (for example: Background; Key elements and compliance; Structure and organization; Final Remarks and Recommendations …)

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Web address to original document (if any): https://www.ifoam.bio/sites/default/files/pgs_handbook_gms.pdf


This publication builds on the IFOAM PGS Guidelines, a publication that was first commissioned and funded by IFOAM – Organics International through its “IFOAM - Organics International - Growing Organic” program (I-GO), funded by Hivos, Netherlands and the “Fund for Sustainable Biodiversity Management” of the Dutch Government. The publication was revised and adapted for the Greater Mekong Subregion from 2014 to 2016 with support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the framework of the TA 8163 PGS project and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the framework of the TCP/RAS/3510.