This short video explains the basis of Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS). It was designed as a trailer and short version of the documentary: A guide to Participatory Guarantee Systems for Organic Agriculture available to watch here

The video was produced by IFOAM – Organics International with the financial support of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural cooperation (CTA). It includes interviews and scenes from the following PGS initiatives:
N&P – Nature et Progres in France
Rede Ecovida – Rede Ecovida de Agroecologia in Brazil
BONM – Bryanston Organic and Natural Market in South Africa
SOPA – Sabeto Organic Producers Association in Fiji

For more information on PGS, go to