Bonsucro Technical Week - Swaziland 2017

26 – 30 June | Swaziland

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Bonsucro is pleased to bring Technical Week to  Swaziland in June 2017.

Bonsucro Technical Week is the ideal event for practitioners of the Bonsucro Platform and Certification System.  Join us for a weeklong event aimed at increasing technical knowledge, connecting with peers and introducing new tools and resources.

This event will include auditor/expert qualification training, introduction training, introduction to Bonsucro Connect, national/regional workshops, and a field trip.

Training Venue: Happy Valley Hotel / Lobamba, Swaziland / T. (+268) 2416 1199 / 2416 1898

Field Trip Venue: TBC

*Special: 50% discount for members: For members of Bonsucro we offer a special of 50% discount thanks to funding from DIFD through our Legend project. This offer only counts for the Expert Qualification Training. Instead of paying the normal price of $1075 members of Bonsucro pay $537.50.

Agenda Overview


  • Introduction  Training  (Day  1,  (morning) 2)  USD$300.
  • Expert/  Auditor  Qualification Training   (Day  1,2,3,4,5)    USD$1075  (15%  early  bird  discount   available  up  to  2  weeks  before  the  event)
    • Bonsucro  Members  are  eligible  for  a  50%  discount
  • Workshops  Sessions   (Day  4)  –    FREE. Registration required
  • Field  Visit  (Day  5)  –  USD$100 Includes  only  field  trip

Introduction ​Training

Introduction to the  Bonsucro  Certification  System,  including the  Bonsucro  Production  Standard and the  Bonsucro  Calculator.

Happy Valley Hotel

Auditor/Expert ​Qualification ​Training

This  training  supports  qualification  for  Lead  Auditors  and  Technical  Managers.    This  also  provide  an  in-depth  training  for  quality/H&S/certification/environmental  managers  at  the  mill/farm  level.    The  training  concludes  with  an  exam  that  is  graded  by  the  Bonsucro  secretariat.

Happy Valley Hotel

​Implementation ​Experience ​Sharing (consultation session)

As  part  of  Technical  Week,  we  welcome  everyone  involved  in  the  technical  side  of  Bonsucro  to  come  and  share  their  successes  and  to  debate  and  discuss  how  to  find  solutions  for  common  problems.  The  makeup  of  the  workshops  will  be  context  specific  and  adapted  to  different  countries.

Happy Valley Hotel

​Introduction ​to ​Bonsucro ​Connect (consultation session)

​Bonsucro ​is ​launching ​an ​IT ​Tool ​to ​enhance ​engagement ​with ​the ​Production ​and ​Chain ​of ​Custody ​Standards. ​ ​Bonsucro ​is ​holding ​this ​introduction ​training, ​and ​users ​are ​able ​to ​provide ​feedback ​that ​can ​be ​used ​for ​design ​improvements. ​ ​This ​will ​replace ​the ​current ​version ​of ​the ​Bonsucro ​Calculator ​(excel-based) ​over ​a ​transition ​period.

Happy Valley Hotel

Field Trip

Bonsucro ​will ​work ​with ​local ​producers ​to ​provide ​a ​‘real ​world’ ​tour ​of ​the ​certification ​system. ​Provides ​a ​learning ​opportunity ​for ​those ​in ​the ​Qualification ​Training ​to ​hear ​from ​a ​mill ​team ​and/or ​following ​a ​gap ​audit ​showcasing ​the ​work ​a ​farm ​and/or ​mill ​has ​done ​that ​is ​already ​certified. ​ ​If ​you ​are ​certified ​producer ​or ​working ​toward ​Bonsucro ​Certification, ​please ​let ​us ​know ​if ​your ​company ​would ​be ​willing ​to ​host ​a ​field ​trip ​and ​partner ​for ​the ​event. ​ ​ ​


Want to Support Bonsucro Technical Week?

Do you want to support change in the sugarcane sector? Bonsucro offers exclusive options for those looking to increase technical capacity in countries. Contact us at ( or +44 (0) 203 735 8917 for further information.