Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Amfri Farms Ltd. / African Organic Producer Group5 stars

Place, CountryKampala, Uganda

Contactwww.african-organic.com, amfri@utlonline.co.ug

Certified Productsapple bananas, aubergines, avocados, beans, chillies bird's-eye, butter nuts, cassava, peas, cocoa, coffee, dhudis, millet, peanuts, ginger, gooseberries, guavas, jackfruit, lemon skin dried, mangoes, matoke, moringa leaves, moringa powder, okras, papayas, paprika, passion fruit, pineapples, pumpkins, sesame, onions spring fresh, potatoes sweet, tree tomatoes, turmeric, vanilla, herbs, spices fair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Group Operation
ChapterContent of the Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeNormRating
3.1.1Transparent Adminstration and Relation with Producers2434
3.1.2Pricing and Producer Payments1622
3.1.3Non-discrimination and Gender Aspects1216
3.1.4Internal Control System2225
3.2.1Child Labour and Young Workers on Producer Farms1213
3.2.2Working Conditions on Producer Farms2018
3.3.1Basic Labour Rights for Producer Group Staff3035
3.4.1Commitment to and Management of Social Responsibility88
3.4.2Community Relations610
3.4.3Respecting Rights of Indigenous and Local Peoples44
3.6.1Fair Trade Policy and Producer Empowerment1011
3.6.2Fair Trade Pricing122
3.6.3Fair Trade Development Premium Administration and Use1614
Total Score Group Operation212
Points Reached Last Year (Group Operation): 196
Environmental Criteria
ChapterContent of the IMO Environmental ProgrammeNormRating
3.5.1Internal Monitoring of Environmental Aspects45
3.5.2Environmental Performance of Producers2425
Total Score Environmental Criteria30
Points Reached Last Year (Environmental Criteria): 30
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsAfrican Organic/Amfri Farm Ltd has been active in sustainable agriculture since 1999 mainly in organic standards (EU regulation, NOP rule, JAS and Demeter for the Kyampisi Farm). In addition Fair for Life certification was started five years ago. African Organic/Amfri Farm Ltd's effort to achieve social goals with farmers, workers and communities within the project area are evident with good working relationship with people involved, especially the farmers. By the time of this audit the company had not yet started selling Fair Trade products since there is no buyer for Fair Trade products yet. The premium generated is from the internal source. By the time of this audit the company had not yet started selling Fair Trade products since there is no buyer for Fair Trade products yet.
Use of Fair Trade PremiumThe internal generated premium was used for purchase of solar lights 68 pieces at a cost price of 9,180,000 Uganda shillings and these were distributed to the already organic farmers. Staff education 9,822,500 Uganda shillings was spent. Staff children education 13,375,500 Uganda shillings was spent. For Amin trust education of the need people within the communities 16,264,000 Uganda shillings was Used and for Amin trust for health 2,252,500 Uganda shillings was used.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage110 %

Date of Certification
First22.03.2010
Last Update04.04.2016

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