Participatory guarantee systems for sustainable local food systems

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Two-page briefing by the FAO on a tool to help agriculture become more sustainable and empower smallholders. The participatory guarantee system ensures local quality control, enabling farmers, consumers, rural advisors, and local authorities to come together to make decisions. This tool has direct lessons for everyone working in public-private collaboration, since it shows the value of curating trust, transparency, and shared vision. It has a helpful visual on the roles that each stakeholder play.

This resource presents evidence or data but has not been peer reviewed