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Author: Cathy R. Wessells
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: sustainability, fisheries, ecolabelling, certification, product
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9251046972
ISBN-13: 9789251046975

Product certification and ecolabelling are tools that can be used to support fisheries management. This technical paper provides information on important institutional features and characteristics of product certification schemes. The principal objective of an ecolabelling scheme is to create a market-based incentive for better management of fisheries by creating consumer demand for seafood products from well-managed stocks.

Author: Dennis K. Branstad
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: certificate, management, signature, digital, nist, workshop, report
Number of Pages: 195
Published: 1993-09
ISBN-10: 0788134094
ISBN-13: 9780788134098

Reviews the existing & required technologies for digital signature certification authorities & develops recommendations for certificate contents, formats, generation, distribution, & storage. Discusses certificate format, certification revocation lists, possible certificate management hierarchies, & the difference between authentication & authorization certificates. Also covers the possibility of multiple signatures on a single certificate, liability, trust, cross certification, & different levels of assurance. List of acronyms.

Author: Candice A. Stark
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: systems, security, information, accreditation, certification, introduction
Number of Pages: 75
Published: 1994-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788110020
ISBN-13: 9780788110023

Provides an introduction to certification & accreditation (C&A). Contents: overview of C&A; primary C&A roles; & security policy; Defines C&A & related terms. Acronyms list. References.

Author: Joint FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: inspection, certification, systems, export, import, alimentarius, food, codex
Number of Pages: 92
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 9251058415
ISBN-13: 9789251058411

Official and officially recognized inspection and certification systems are fundamentally important and very widely used means of food control systems. The confidence of consumers in the safety and quality of their food supply depends in part on their perception as to the effectiveness of these systems as food control measures. A substantial part of the worldwide trade in food depends upon the use of inspection and certification systems. Following the FAO/WHO Conference on Food Standards, Chemicals in Food and Food Trade in 1991, the Codex Alimentarius Commission undertook the development of g

Author: Cora Dankers
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: cash, crops, labelling, certification, social, standards, environmental
Number of Pages: 122
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 9251050686
ISBN-13: 9789251050682

This publication discusses stakeholder involvement, the standard-setting process, verification methods, the relationship with the World Trade Organization agreements and the potential role of governments. Twenty-two case studies on the impact of these standards and certification programs on production costs and revenues for farmers in developing countries are presented, in addition to the latest data available on the markets for labeled bananas, coffee, tea and citrus. Workplace safety and environmental sustainability can be promoted by agreed standards, certification and labelling. Relevant s

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). International St
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: century, trade, assessment, conformity, standards
Number of Pages: 260
Published: 1995-02
eBookDB-ID: NAP:16031

A comprehensive, up-to-date analysis of the link between standards, product testing and certification, and economic performance, this book includes recommendations for streamlining standards development, increasing the efficiency of product testing and certification, and promoting the success of U.S. exports in world markets.

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: certification, aquaculture, fisheries
Number of Pages: 106
Published: 2011-10-21
ISBN-10: 9264119612
ISBN-13: 9789264119611

Concerns about sustainability and the effectiveness of fisheries management on the part of the public have resulted in demand from NGOs, retailers and consumers for assurances that the food they purchase has been sustainably produced. This has led to a number of private entities responding to this demand by establishing eco-labels and certification schemes that claim to provide credible information to the consumer. These labels intend to serve the interest of fishers and processors who need to transmit positive information to the consumer to maintain their markets, and serve consumers by provi
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