The GLOBALG.A.P.'s Risk Assessment in Social Practices (GRASP) is based primarily on document checks and aims to assess social risks in primary production. GRASP supports producers in addressing important social issues and building awareness at the farm level.
GRASP consists of 13 control points and compliance criteria;
11 control points for independent producers and producer groups.
One additional control point for Quality Management Systems (QMS) for producer groups
Single point of control for recommended social practices.
GRASP can be evaluated with GLOBALG.A.P criteria. For primary production or similar AMC/recognised systems. Furthermore, GRASP can be evaluated in any country - even if there is no GLOBALG.A.P. National Interpretation Guideline for GRASP. If a country does not have a GRASP Interpretation Guideline, applicants need to submit a project plan for developing such a guideline. For interpretation to the GLOBALG.A.P Secretariat.