Cluster certification: Way forward for small-scale farmers
22 April 2011 | CV Mohan | 2689 views | .mp3 | 9.02 MB | Food security, safety and certification, Thailand
Cost and logistical constraints can be barriers to the inclusion of small-scale farmers in aquaculture certification schemes. Adopting a cluster-based approach, where groups of adjacent farms are certified together, can facilitate the participation of small-scale producers maintain their access to markets. Group-based certification can also assist with extension and implementation of better management practices required to achieve certification and compliance monitoring.
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