International Pulses Committee

The aim of the committee is to consider aspects relating to trade and legislation with regard to peas and beans, lentils, chickpeas, coloured beans and pulses

UK Trade Committee

This committee comprises representatives involved in importing and/or exporting agricultural committees from the UK and Ireland. It aims to deal with all matters pertaining to UK grain exports and imports, trade agreements, relevant contractual legislation, customs and phytosanitary matters. The committee will also tackle all issues on quality and food and feed safety matters in the raw materials supply chain. This committee will also develop advocacy strategies to promote Gafta positions and make relevant representation to UK regulatory authorities.

Working Groups:

UK Malting Barley Working Group

This working group decides the test method and testing time for germination of malting barley as required by the UK contracts. It also considers quality trials and recommendations by NIAB and to consider contractual and legitimate matters affecting malting barley, and provides these decisions and recommendations to the UK Trade Committee.

Mifid II Working Group

Organic Farming Working Group

Official Controls Working Group

Refuse Derived Fuel Working Group