SCOPE Basic
 

For emerging farmer organizations that need targeted capacity building services or stronger supply chain links.

The SCOPE Basic is a standard gap analysis and baseline assessment tool.

Target group

Emerging farmer organizations with a management board.

Assessment process

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The management professionalism and business viability of farmer organizations is assessed on 8 dimensions, visualized in the graph on the right.

Duration
The assessment is done by a trained assessor in a 4 to 6 hour focus group discussion with the management of the farmer organization.

Data collection
For each dimension, the assessor scores several topics are scored on a scale of 1 to 5. Limited data and documentation is collected. There is no financial assessment involved.

Reporting
The assessor submits the assessment via the SCOPE application. This application, with integrated quality control functions, is linked to a Dashboard, from which the assessment data and report can be monitored and downloaded.

The results

SCOPE Basic Report, for comprehensive insight into the strengths and weaknesses of a farmer organization on all assessed dimensions, as well as basic organizational, production and benchmark information.

Consolidated report, summary, comparison and analysis of data for every assessment project that includes more than 5 farmer organizations.

Prices

New prices for 2017 will be published here shortly.

Our pricing is based on assessment bundles, offering cost effective package deals with discounts.

 

How it works

  1. Pick a bundle: Make a choice of the tools you need and number of assessments.
  2. Train your assessors, so you are ready to use the bundle.
  3. Conduct assessments, to gather the data.
  4. Analyze data: the outcome of the assessments provides you with detailed information on the level of professionalism of each farmer organization.

The bundle is valid for one year and can be used globally.

 

Related links
SCOPE Pro
SCOPE Agent

 

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The SCOPE Basic was co-developed with the International Finance Corporation.

 

Interested in SCOPE Basic assessments?

Contact Eline Arnoldy

“ The assessments, thanks to the really clear and visual presentation of the reports, allowed us to focus and prioritize the coaching and training on the identified weakness of the cooperatives (Cargill) ”