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Abateraninkunga Ba Sholi Cooperative
Contact Person Aimable Nshimiye
Email nshimima@yahoo.fr
Address P.O. BOX 8, Kigali,
Country Rwanda
Crop Coffee
status certified
Year 2016
Certification Type Group
Audit Cycle Certification
Audit Date 29th March-1st April, 2016
Audit Team Kipkorir A. Lang’at, Rose Kihara
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Summary Of SAN Standard Overall Results
  Number of nonconformities  
Principle Minor Major Critical criteria Compliance
1. Social and environmental management system 0 2 0 80.00%
2. Ecosystem conservation 0 2 0 75.00%
3. Wildlife protection 0 0 0 100.00%
4. Water conservation 2 0 0 85.70%
5. Fair treatment and good working conditions for workers 0 0 0 100.00%
6. Occupational health and safety 1 1 0 89.50%
7. Community relations 0 0 0 100.00%
8. Integrated crop management 0 0 2 66.70%
9. Soil management and conservation 0 0 0 100.00%
10.Integrated waste management 0 1 0 83.30%
Total 3 6 0  
Overall compliance percentage 87.80%


Summary Of San/group Standard Overall Results
  Number of nonconformities  
Principle Minor Major Compliance
1. Training 0 0 100.00%
2. Risk assessment 0 1 66.70%
3. Internal management system 0 1 88.90%
Total 0 2  
Overall compliance percentage     87.50%


Chain Of Custody Summary
  Number of nonconformities  
Principle Minor Major Observations
1. Chain of Custody Management System 0 0 0
2. Training 0 0 0
3. Traceability 0 0 0
4. Use of the Rainforest Alliance Certified Seal 0 0 0
5. Management System for Multi-site Operators 0 0 0
 

4 Description of non-conformities

4.0 Farm

Criterion
Number
and type
Category
Previous Auditt
Description of finding during current audit /objective evidence Category
Current Audit

4.1 Group administrator

Criterion
Number
and type
Category
Previous Auditt
Description of finding during current audit /objective evidence Category
Current Audit
2.1 New The group administrator has not included the following aspects in its risk assessment - Risk to compliance as a result of Internal inspection and external audits - Risk to compliance as a result of compliance cost - Risk to compliance as a result of performance of its internal management system - Risk to compliance as a result of traceability and its chain of custody e.g. other non-certified farmers within the catchment; identified dry mills for secondary processing - Risk to compliance as a result of new member Major
3.4 New There were no records to demonstrate that decision maker within the IMS have signed declaration/ conflict of interests Major

4.2 Non-conformities in the group administrator’s facilities

Criterion
Number
and type
Category
Previous Auditt
Description of finding during current audit /objective evidence Category
Current Audit
1.2 New The developed social and environmental management system programs (e.g. soil management; environmental conservation; integrated pest and disease management; energy conservation; water conservation; health and safety; waste and waste water management) do not show its short, medium and long term objectives and goals, the list of activities to be conducted in each program and specific implementation timeline for each program. Major
1.11 New The farm has not described its energy sources and does not capture the amounts used of each source during the production process; there is no energy efficiency plan on how to reduce dependency on non-renewable sources and for increasing the use of renewable energy. Major
4.1 New The farm has not recorded the annual volumes of water consumed by the farm during its operations. Water leaks and overflow was observed in the production area at the coffee washing station. Minor
4.6 New The farm has not developed the procedures on how to carry out the waste water analysis and monitoring before discharging it to the environment. Minor
6.1 New The farm has not developed occupational health and safety program to identify workers occupational risks. Minor
6.4 New There were no records to show that there was medical check-up for the 6 spray men involved in agrochemical handling. Major
6.9 New The general chemical store at the factory has no banding to ensure retention of agrochemicals in case of spillage. PPE stored within the same space with agrochemicals Minor
8.2 New The records of agrochemical application in the farms recorded by the selected team of sprayers/ agronomist do not include the minimum requirements as per standard. Viz; a. Products applied and application dates. b. Dosage and total volume of products used. c. Names of the persons responsible for mixing the products and authorizing the application. d. Names of the persons that carried out the field application. Major
8.5 New Use of class 2 products noted for 2015. For 2016, approval is made for the use of Imidacloprid (confidor) and pyrethrin also class 2 products. The group administrator has not developed a reduction plan for these products. Major

4.3 Recurring non-conformities in audited sample of member farms

Criterion
Number
and type
Category
Previous Auditt
Description of finding during current audit /objective evidence Category
Current Audit
2.7 New All farmers with farms adjacent to main roads have not established vegetative barrier between the public rods and their production areas Major
2.8 New Although the farmers have established the shade trees in their production fields, the trees have not developed to shade canopy as per the requirement of the standard. 100 % of the farms sampled do not have established shade tree canopies. Major
10.2 New 21% of the visited farms noted to have practiced open dumping of non-organic waste at their homes and 15% of the farmers visited were found to be burning their non-organic waste. Major

Chain Of Castody

Criterion
Number
and type
Category
Previous Auditt
Description of finding during current audit /objective evidence Category
Current Audit
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