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DGS IG 1: 2023 - National Implementation Guide for GS ARS 1000 — Part 1: Requirements for Cocoa Farmer as an Entity/Farmer Group/ Farmer Cooperative — Management Systems and Performance; (82 page(s), in English)

The purpose of this document is for use as a guideline for establishing and implementing a cocoa farming management system that ensures production of sustainable and traceable cocoa beans. It also gives guidance to certification bodies and scheme owners on implementing a certification scheme and auditing the cocoa farm management system to ensure compliance to regulatory and other quality requirements.