The companies Acom, Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Olam Vietnam Ltd and Simexco are partners in the ISLA landscape programme in Vietnam. With co-funding from ISLA, JDE Coffee and Lavazza, these companies implement landscape level projects in parts of their respective coffee supply chains. A component in each of these projects is the implementation of the Farmer Field Book (FFB). In the context the ISLA programme the FFB implementation serves multiple purposes:
– Provide detailed multi-crop performance data to participating farmers and farmer groups;
– Assist companies to obtain better insight into the performance of their suppliers; and
– Provide insight into the degree to which the ISLA programme is meeting its objectives.