Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Amfri Farms Ltd. / African Organic Kyampisi Farm4 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
Hired Labour
ChapterContent of the Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeNormRating
2.1.1No Forced Labour1212
2.1.2Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining3030
2.1.3No Child Labour and Protection of Young Workers44
2.1.4Transparent and Human Disciplinary Practices108
2.1.5Equal Treatment and Opportunities1417
2.1.6Health and Safety4845
2.2.1Contracts and Good Relation between Employer and Workforce1414
2.2.2Wages2432
2.2.3Social Security and Social Benefits2423
2.2.4Working Hours and Paid Leave3232
2.2.5Regular Employment1211
2.3.1Commitment and Management of Social Responsibility1414
2.3.2Community Relations67
2.3.3Respecting Rights of Indigenous and Local Peoples66
2.3.4Animal Rights66
2.5.1Accountable Trade Relations with Buyers1212
2.5.2Fair Trade Policy and Worker Empowerment88
2.5.3Fair Trade Pricing66
Total Score Hired Labour287
Points Reached Last Year (Hired Labour): 296
Environmental Criteria
ChapterContent of the IMO Environmental ProgrammeNormRating
2.4.1Water Conservation and Water/Air Polution1012
2.4.2Energy Management and Climate Change88
2.4.3Ecosystem Management1816
2.4.4Waste Management68
Total Score Environmental Criteria44
Points Reached Last Year (Environmental Criteria): 44
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsAmfri offers employment to anyone and works with all communities throughout their operations. Farmers can be contacted from any region irrespective of where they are. Until now, no Fair Trade sales have started yet, but Amfi nevertheless supports the local communities by engaging in community projects on a needs basis. Permanent projects are the support for two schools where the company supports the feeding for the children through farming projects. Additionally, Amfri Farms Ltd. donated land at the farm to two schools, a mosque and three churches.
The company has recently partnered with red cross Uganda and provides staff to Red cross to help support their human resource. Additionally, Amfri staff cleans the local community every two weeks.
In order to spread the word for organic and socially responsible farming operations and to offer people the possibility to learn about these topics, Amfri opens its doors to the public at no charge.
The latest activity of Amfri was the implementation of a piggy bank. It was set to raise funds which will be matched by Amfri farms 50% contribution and this will help to support deworming children in primary schools all over the country. This activity will be done once a year.
Use of Fair Trade PremiumCompany has allocated 2% of total sale for own expenditure of social activities. The money is released on demand.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage102 %

Date of Certification
First22.03.2010
Last Update04.04.2016

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