Vietnam is a country with gargantuan competitive advantage in the field of rice production, where more than 80% of its arable land is under rice cultivation. The country is leading as the top exporter of rice, as it recorded the production of over 28 million tons of rice in 2015. However, rice farmers in the country are not only vulnerabile to the impacts of climate change, but are also contributing to greenhouse gas emissions, posing danger to the environment as well as people.
The Phoenix Group - a leading AgriFoods brand - collaborated with FarmERP to support sustainable rice production practices in Vietnam through our best-in-industry IT-based farm management tool. The company wants to incorporate the sustainable agriculture standards set by Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) in order to implement its pro-environment approach in Vietnam’s rice production industry.
FarmERP has always aligned its strategies to incorporate the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations. Through FarmERP’s next-generation farm management software platform, the Phoenix Group is aiming to monitor their progress of incorporating SRP standards in rice production in Vietnam.
Our team of experts and executives surveyed and studied the geographical and climatic conditions, as well as rice production practices followed in Vietnam.
FarmERP did focus on SRP Standard which comprises 41 requirements structured under eight themes. We also found ways to enable ICS over our farm management platform.
On implementing this next-generation, IT-driven farm management tool, the client could -