Case studies and prototype
The main objectives of case studies are :
- Collection of local data in order to develop the Geotraceability integrated system
- Application of Geo-Indicators regarding the Fair Trade sustainable development
- Calculation and application of Sustainable Development Indicators
- Validation of GeoFairTrade tools functionality, adequacy, acceptability for case study participants
Geofairtrade 6 case studies
Case studies list
- The FTAK organisation, located in India, produces Cashew nuts, coffee and spices.
- The SONGTAABA organisation, located in Burkina Faso, produces Shea Butter.
- The MPANGA organisation, located in Uganda, produces dried black Tea.
- The BIO-VANILLE organisation, located in Madagascar, produces vanilla.
- The ATMA organisation, located in Ecuador, produces Panama Hats.
- The COSTAS organisation, located in Brazil, produces Coffee.
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To view the case studies you can write the name of the raw material:
- For the case study Songtaaba, Burkina Faso; please write: shea butter
- For the case study FTAK, India; please write: cashew nut
- For the case study BioVanilla, Madagascar; please write: vanilla
- For the case study ATMA, Ecuador; please write: panama hat
- For the case study Mpanga, Uganda; please write: tea
- For the case study Costas, Brazil; please write: coffee
Case studies selection process
Here some criteria about cases studies selection process regarding fair trade and geotraceability
- Fair Trade
- Existence of local or regional social data (allowing SDI calculation)
- Existence of local or regional economic data (allowing SDI calculation)
- Existence of local or regional environmental data (allowing SDI calculation)
- The organization is fair trade certified
- Years of involvement in fair trade
- Fair Trade product correspond to a primary production
- Potential impact of FT production system on environment
- A farm traceability system does exist at the local level
- A global traceability system does exist in the related FT chain
- Available tracking / follow-up of products
- Limited geografic area
- Limited production area
- Activities detectable by satellite image
- Existence of maps and GPS coordonates
- Use of GPS/GIS existent
- Possibility to link various data together
- Logistic aspects
- Accessibility of the site
- Possibility to take samples all the year long