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Facilitated by the Sustainable Commodity Initiative (SCI) in partnership with 18 key global standards bodies, technical assistance institutions and other key stakeholders, the Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network (SCAN) is a capacity building program aimed at providing customized, needs-based technical assistance to producers wishing to adopt sustainable practices and enter sustainable markets. By partnering with key local institutions, SCAN’s work is integrated into national curriculum and extension activities, greatly enhancing its reach, impact and sustainability. SCAN uses the Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA), for independent, internationally recognized impact assessment, and ITC’s database, SustainabilityXchange to store and make SCAN’s training material globally accessible.

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Country of activity:
Guatemala, Peru, Vietnam, Tanzania
Working language(s):
English, Spanish
Expertise in Sustainability *:
Training and capacity building
Smallholders
Quality management
Organizational development

Documents associated to this organization.

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herramientas para la certificación múltiple en grupos de productores cafetaleros

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Carlo Costilla Mora, Frank Schreiber SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network 2011 Este manual fue elaborado en conformidad con los siguientes estándares internacionales:Requisitos Comunes para la Certificación de Grupos de productores (ISEAL ALLIANCE PO35, 2008), Manual Guía para Certificación de Grupos de pequeños Productores (IFOAM, 2004), Generalidades de los Sistemas...
tools for multiple certification in coffee producing groups

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Frank Schreiber, Carlo Costilla Mora SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network 2011 This manual was prepared in compliance with the following international standards:  Common Requirements for Producer Group Certification (ISEAL ALLIANCE PO35, 2008),  Guidance Manual for Smallholder Group Certification (IFOAM, 2004),  Overview of Internal Control Systems (UTZ certified, 2008...
risk-based management system; training toolkit

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Bernie Hewett SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network 2011 This training toolkit aims to establish a foundation on which subsequent tools can be built to develop strong, sustainable and transparent producer groups. It is a guide to work with a farmer group to develop and implement a functioning Risk-Based Management System. Through a participatory process...
farmer group organization manual

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Van Le Hong SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network 2011 The objective of the manual is to instruct coffee producer households with the following objectives: - To present concrete instructions on how to organize groups of producer households and how to conduct activities of producer groups as service and business organizations, structuring members’...
conservación del agua

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Carlos Isaza SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network 2014 “Un recorrido hasta donde nace el agua” es una actividad vivencial tipo sendero ecológico (una excursión de exploración de agua de la región), en la cual los asistentes realizan el recorrido (aguas arriba) de una quebrada de la región, identificada previamente por el facilitador. Durante el...

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Users associated to this organization.

  • Amalia Speratti

    SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network ( Brigitte Cerfontaine, Amalia Speratti - contact persons for this organization in SxC)

    Position: Communications Coordinator

    Working languages: Spanish, French, English

    Skill Specialization: Graphic Design, Communications, Information Management, Translator, Web Design / Development, Corporate Communications, Web and Social Media

    User Endorsement: Petra Walterova

  • Juan Carlos Marenco Batres

    SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network ( Brigitte Cerfontaine, Amalia Speratti - contact persons for this organization in SxC)

    Position: National Coordinator - Guatemala

    Working languages: Spanish, English

    Skill Specialization: Developing Value Chains, E-Learning / Distance Learning: Content Development / Curriculum Development, Institutional Capacity Building In Trade Support Institutions

    User Endorsement:

  • Brigitte Cerfontaine

    SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network ( Brigitte Cerfontaine, Amalia Speratti - contact persons for this organization in SxC)

    Position: International Program Manager

    Working languages: Spanish, English, Dutch;Flemish

    Skill Specialization: Community Development, Developing Value Chains, E-Learning / Distance Learning: Content Development / Curriculum Development, E-Learning / Distance Learning: Systems Implementation

    User Endorsement: Claudia Oliva Pinzón

    # documents uploaded: 36

    # documents approved: 36

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