CertLink Update May 2013 Data Insights

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CERTLINK UPDATE - May 2013

 

"The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many." ~ John Naisbitt

 

 

Welcome to the first CertLink Update for 2013.  

 

This year brings many exciting opportunities for the sustainable agriculture sector in Vanuatu and the CertLink team are enthused about the prospects. 

 

CertLink Data Insights – May 2013

 

SANMA Community Coconuts

 

Coconut Trees                       75 252

Land Area                               408.2 ha

Growers                                   217

 

Est. annual copra yield         1 072.18 mt

Organic premium                  5 000 vatu / mt

 

Annual Organic Premium    5.36 million vatu

Group Certification Cost       0.22 million vatu

 

Net Organic Profit                  5.14 million vatu

 

Net Organic Premium:         23 686 vatu per grower per year

 

Also in this Update:

Introduction

Organic Certification Achieved

Organic Copra Price Premium Announced

Vanuatu Livestock Vision Forum

Recent Activities

Training

In The News

CertLink Data Insights

 

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We welcome your feedback, comments and suggestions and encourage you to join our CertLink Public Outreach Community to keep up to date as the system develops. Please feel free contact us here, or forward the email to any interested parties.

 

Best wishes from the CertLink Team

 

 

CERTLINK - Innovating Vanuatu Agriculture through Data & Information Coordination.

 

Our Vision – “By 2015, Vanuatu to be lead innovator in small scale agricultural management systems…Globally”

 

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