SourceTrace Blog Forestry

Can we ever re-grow a forest?

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Forest Re Grow

The original forests that thrived on this earth took hundreds of years to evolve and comprised a community of species. Forests are an ecosystem, in which every species is in a symbiotic relationship with another; and their function is much more that simply growing as plants and trees. They actually build dead organic matter into […]

Costa Rican Coffee shows the way!

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Coffee Plant

Costa Rica and its coffee are synonymous Imagine a cup of coffee and its rich aroma wafting up – and Costa Rican coffee most likely figures on top of our minds. Coffee in Costa Rica is like everyday life, and it naturally culminates into great value for the country’s socio-economic and environmental system. Costa Rica’s […]

Coffee farming

The coffee we enjoy each morning takes a long while to arrive in our cup. Three to four years is the time it takes for the coffee plant to bear the fruit or the coffee cherry that turns a bright deep red when ready for harvest. Inside this cherry is the seed, or the coffee […]

Sustainable Forest

Forests hold great value – ecologically, economically, socially and even culturally. It’s a resource that billions of people rely on. For estimates, about 1.6 billion people depend on forests – through the use biomass fuels, for livelihoods, and even dwelling – as it is home to about 60 million indigenous peoples and other forest-based communities. […]

The practice of agroforestry is as simple as the term suggests – it is a system that combines agriculture and forestry, in which trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops. Combining such agriculture and forestry technologies creates a more bio-diverse, productive and sustainable land-use system. The benefits of agroforestry are already well known […]

As Far As The Coconut Goes

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

SourceTrace Systems has signed up with the Palakkad Coconut Producers Company (PCPCL), an entity based in the southern state of Kerala, India, which is engaged in procuring coconuts, tender coconuts, Neera (unfermented coconut sap), palm sugar and other produce from the coconut farmers. PCPCL resells this raw or value added produce through its retail outlets. […]

PCPCL, in association with Source Trace Systems (STS) launches their Integrated Farm Information Systems, which would enable the Farmers’ Start-Up to monitor their operations with state of the art information system and optimise it by right decisions on checks, balances and well informed strategies. Need for integration and technology management in agriculture is important, opined […]

Palm Plantation

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Palm Plantation SourceTrace launched a “Palm Plantation Management Software” for a plantation in Costa Rica. The goal is to achieve a better understanding of the different productivity zones of each farm and make a more efficient use of resources integrating data from the field with GIS information. Tweet Share

Timber Logging – SourceTrace ICT Agriculture Timber Logging (AAL) solutions can enhance the efficiency and control of logging, so you can quickly improve your everyday operations anytime anywhere. It increases the planning, decision-making, and strategy in carrying out Timber extraction …