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SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network

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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

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Documents associated to this organization.

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manejo post cosecha

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Not Specified SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network 2014 El manejo post cosecha de café se conoce en la práctica como la etapa del beneficio, y consiste en un conjunto de operaciones por donde pasa el cerezo cosechado hasta convertirse mayormente en un café pergamino. En Perú, mayormente se realiza el beneficio en húmedo, es decir se utiliza agua...
tiempo de cosechar

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Not Specified SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network 2014 La cosecha es la recolección de los cerezos de manera muy cuidadosa. Para que logres un lote de granos de café de calidad uniforme, de buen rendimiento físico y que te permita obtener un buen precio en el mercado, realizada la cosecha selectiva. La cosecha selectiva significa que vas a recolectar...
manejo preventivo de plagas, enfermedades y malezas

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Not Specified SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network 2014 Las labores culturales bien realizadas previenen ataques de plagas y enfermedades. Entre los principales males del cafetal con los que te vas a enfrentar están la broca, la roya amarilla, el ojo de pollo, enfermedades foliares, nematodos y competencias de malezas.
¡fertilización, la mejor opción!

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Not Specified SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network 2014 Para que el café crezca sano y fuerte es importante abonar el suelo y brindar a la planta los nutrientes que necesita. Para que al abonamiento sea efectivo, hay que basarse en las condiciones de cada cafetal o lote. Para ello es necesario hacer un plan de fertilización (basado en los...
¡toma las mejores decisiones para tu cafetal!

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Not Specified SCAN, Sustainable Commodity Assistance Network 2014 El análisis del suelo, es una herramienta útil e irremplazable para conocer las características particulares de tu suelo. Los resultados indicarán lo positivo y negativo, lo que le falta a tu suelo para lograr una buena cosecha. Con esta información podrás elaborar un plan de...

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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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