Voluntary standards: Impacting smallholders' market participation

ID:

312751

Language:

EN

Document type:

Other

Description:

Voluntary standards are rules, guidelines or characteristics about a product or a process. They are not mandatory regulations, but are used voluntarily by producers, processors, retailers and consumers. These voluntary standards are usually developed by private sector actors (e.g. firms or consortiums), representatives of civil society, or public sector agencies.

Publication year:

2013

Pages:

2

Job number:

MH099

Department:

AG

Division:

AGS

PDF:

http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/mh099e/mh099e.pdf