Paper-Free Trade for Smallholder Farmers: A Pilot Study of a Coffee Association in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

March 6, 2015

Cloud-based software is used to facilitate paper-free trade in coffee exports to Europe by the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, saving time and money.

The time and money savings obtained by the coffee producer organization in document handling demonstrate to governments and small businesses the wider benefits of online information transfer and provide impetus for streamlining the approval of cross-border trade documents.

View and download the full study here.