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
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
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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”