Helps smallholder farmers gain access to form markets
The Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) together with 3S Mobile have created a cutting-edge platform, Farmforce, that helps smallholder farmers gain access to formal markets. Farmforce is a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform that sets new standards in transparency, simplifies compliance with food safety standards and enables full traceability.
3S Mobile has been responsible for the entire design, development and operational support of the SaaS platform. The solution comprises of a multi-language mobile app, web app and cloud-based servers designed for scalability. The mobile app works fully offline and integrates with a wireless printer for printing receipts, an external laser scanner for improved barcode scanning and a Bluetooth weight scale for fraud prevention. Farmforce is used for a wide range of business functions including the management of growing protocols, farmer training, yield forecasts, micro-loans, warehouse inventories, field surveys, etc. The platform is modular and able to support many types of customers with varying needs.
“We have been working with 3S Mobile for many years and they have proven to be a highly innovative, professional and dependable partner.”
DR. Marco Ferroni
Farmforce is currently used to manage the production of fruit, vegetables, rice, maize, cocoa, coffee, berries, soya, pineapple. It is being used in 17 countries in Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia.
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