Presentation on theme: "Building Capacity in Coffee Certification and Verification for Specialty Coffee Farmers in Eastern African Region (CFC/ICO/45) By Filtone C. Sandando,"— Presentation transcript:
Building Capacity in Coffee Certification and Verification for Specialty Coffee Farmers in Eastern African Region (CFC/ICO/45) By Filtone C. Sandando, Project Manager 16 th February 2013 PROJECT STATUS UPDATE – Consultative Meeting
INTRODUCTION To Date the Project has been running for three years from its launch on 13 February, 2010. The Implementation process has been in three phases: PHASE I: Project Inception – Actualizing the Appraisal Report to Inception Report, Institutional Mapping, Baseline Surveys and Signing Memoranda of Understanding
TRAINING OF MASTER TRAINERS REFCOUNTRYNUMBER 1KENYA6 2UGANDA5 3MALAWI4 4BURUNDI4 5RWANDA4 6ZAMBIA4 7ZIMBABWE4 8ETHIOPIA4 9TANZANIA4 TOTAL39 out of 36
TOTs Trained To Date CountryNumber of TOTs UGANDA10 MALAWI12 ZAMBIA10 ZIMBABWE12 BURUNDI13 TANZANIA12 RWANDA13 KENYA0 ETHIOPIA0 TOTAL82 out of 90
FARMER TRAINING Training of Farmers in the Project Commenced in May 2012. To date 1290 farmers have been trained from Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. The farmers are being trained on compliance to certification / verification standards of Utz Certified, Rainforest Alliance, 4C Association & Fairtrade. 1000 Farmers will be 4C verified by the end of March 2013 – from Kabonera cooperative in Uganda
SUMMARY OF CAPACITY BUILDING ACTIVITIES ATTAINED TO DATE
Moving Forward The Project will accelerate Farmer Training in the remaining two years remaining on the project cycle. The training strategy will be to train 1440 farmers per quarter every three months or a total of 5760 farmers per year. Accelerate the Actualization of the IT Portal to capture information on the project activities.
Auditor Training Accelerate Auditor Training – Drop the lead auditor training component and concentrate on the auditors course and field training only
CERTIFICATION / VERIFICATION OF FARMERS 1000 farmers will be 4C verified by the end of March 2013 from Kabonera Cooperative in Uganda. Other two cooperatives under NUCAFE will be 4C verified by December 2013.