Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Jakana Foods Ltd. - Producer Group3 stars

Place, CountryKampala, Uganda


Certified Productsapple bananas dried, jackfruit dried, mangoes dried, papayas dried, pineapples dried, gonjas driedfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Group Operation
ChapterContent of the For Life - Corporate Social Responsibility ProgrammeNormRating
3.1.1Transparent Adminstration and Relation with Producers2221
3.1.2Pricing and Producer Payments1410
3.1.3Non-discrimination and Gender Aspects1214
3.1.4Internal Control System2219
3.2.1Child Labour and Young Workers on Producer Farms1415
3.2.2Working Conditions on Producer Farms4443
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 Empowerment1010
3.6.2Fair Trade Pricing1412
3.6.3Fair Trade Development Premium Administration and Use1818
3.6.4Accountable Trade Relations to Buyers1817
Total Score Group Operation201
Points Reached Last Year (Group Operation): 238
Environmental Criteria
ChapterContent of the IMO Environmental ProgrammeNormRating
3.5.1Internal Monitoring of Environmental Aspects44
3.5.2Environmental Performance of Producers2422
3.5.3Environmental Performance of Processing Group1824
Total Score Environmental Criteria50
Points Reached Last Year (Environmental Criteria): 49
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsTheir employees have benefited in being able to learn about new markets, creating new products and being innovative to earn new money from these innovations.
Use of Fair Trade PremiumThe Kayunga farmers group used the money to support village wheelbarrows, tools, and farming supplies as well as offered school supplies to children in their community. The Ihunga team used their funds to replace dangerous bridges in their village which left farmers stranded to reach the market during heavy rain storms.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage100 %

Date of Certification
Last Update22.12.2017

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