- Country: Guatemala
- Award period: March 2014 - October 2015
- Website: http://www.farmforce.com
Farmforce, a traceability and farm management software developed by the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture, is being introduced in Guatemala with support from Mercy Corps, and in several other Latin American and Caribbean countries with support from the USAID Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean. Farmforce provides full electronic traceability to the farm level, providing the tracking needed for exporters to comply with the US Food and Drug Administration's forthcoming Food Safety Modernization Act. Without access to electronic traceability, Latin American producers will be excluded from the US market once the act is fully implemented. Farmforce subscriptions now cover more than 6,000 smallholder farmers.
Outcome: At least 15,000 smallholder farmers will benefit from exporters' subscriptions to Farmforce.