How Source Trace ESE™ cloud based mobility solution helps facilitate Internal control systems(ICS) for sustainable certification programme

SourceTrace Systems ESE™ platform enables Farmer Organizations, to create and maintain a digital Internal Control System (ICS) to support Internal Audit and certification process and to report sustainability data using mobile applications:

Source Trace ESE™ features:

  • Mobile applications that works online and offline
  • Farm/pond perimeter plotting and area calculation using phone built-in GPS
  • Ready-to-use certification templates for (BAP),Global G.A.P NatureLand, Fairtrade, Organic , Rainforest Alliance & UTZ
  • Supports customized Sustainability Monitoring and Evaluation programs
  • Fully customizable surveys or internal audit programs
  • Full profile for Farmer Organization, Farmer, Farm , Pond and Crop
  • Geo reference data and pictures of the farm/pond for source traceability
  • Track of certification premiums
  • Benefits:

    • Higher data consistency through data verification
    • Less time to process data (collection, transcription, transmission and data storage) compared with traditional methods (paper + Excel), i. e no more paper or excel sheets for ICS
    • Improvement opportunities through targeted trainings for farmers
    • Reduction in ICS support and maintenance cost, and increases in control and follow-up over non compliances
    • Collection of data directly from the field; saving time and increasing data integrity
    • Highly scalable, from hundreds to thousands of farmers
    • Supports multiple Farmer Organizations
    • Centralised database