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FAQ, Fair Access to Quality

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FAQ is an advisory service working in the borderland between development support and commercial business.

FAQ opens up the frontiers of both by helping entrepreneurial tandems in the West and the South to set up fair and sustainable trade relations.

FAQ’s core expertise lies with smallholder production systems and the set-up and adaptation of integrated Quality Management Systems for compliance with European market requirements.

Supply chain management is the key to sustainable, safe and traceable production and trade. FAQ has a solid background in complying with world’s most demanding certification systems, for example Fairtrade, HACCP, GlobalGap, Utz Certified, Organic, BRC, BSCI.

Contact information
Year of establishment: 
+31 626642071
Full address: 
Van Essenstraat 60 7203 DM Zuthen The Netherlands
Expertise in Sustainability *:
Value chain

Documents associated to this organization.

Title Author(s) Publisher Publication date Abstract
one quality management system


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Michiel Schoenmakers FAQ, Fair Access to Quality 2009 This Guidance Document gives a model and provides guidance in setting up and controlling an integrated Quality Management System for producer organisations against multiple market requirements. The system approach is taken from ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 22000:2005. Explanations, examples and...


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  • Michiel Schoenmakers

    FAQ, Fair Access to Quality ( Michiel Schoenmakers - contact person for this organization in SxC), Newsfolder ( Michiel Schoenmakers - contact person for this organization in SxC)

    Position: Manager

    Working languages: Dutch;Flemish, English, Spanish

    Skill Specialization: Advisory and Consulting, Competitive Intelligence: Web-Based Systems For Collection & Dissemination, Content Management System Adviser, Developing Value Chains, Export Market Development, Export Quality Management (All), Facilitating Workshop and Seminars, Farming as A Business, Information Management, Information Technology Enabled Services, Organics, Small and Medium-Size Enterprise Development, Training Materials Design and Development, Training of Trainers, Web Design / Development

    User Endorsement: Frank Eyhorn

    # documents uploaded: 2

    # documents approved: 1

    # of contributions in forum: 1


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