Quality&Origin

User guidelines

If you are using the tool for the first time:

you first need to register yourself; go to User registration on the left banner side, complete the form and save it.

Login:

go on the left banner side on login/logout and insert your e-mail address and password  (the one you gave in the user registration).

Once you are logged in:

1. Register a product

Go to My products on the left banner side and then Add product (you can add more than one product by going back to Add product).

Complete the product form and save it.

You can always go to My products on the left side banner to:

  • check your product list and to edit a product by clicking on .
  • eliminate your products by clicking on .

Note: you may see the 2 questionnaires without registering a product (the questionnaires are available on the page “About the webtool”), but in this case, if you use them, the results cannot be saved.


2. Complete questionnaire 1 (Identification)

For each product, click on  to identify the link to an origin.

Answer the 10 questions.

  • You can always read explanations about the questions by clicking on .
  • You can always see partial analyses related to each answer by clicking on  .

Click on : "Submit" you will see the full analysis and see if your product has an origin-linked quality.

If the product has a link to geographical origin, the symbol appears close to its name in the list of products.


3. Complete questionnaire 2 (Development) for the origin-linked products

    For each product with an origin-linked quality (i.e, in the list of products, the ones with the symbol ), click on  to evaluate its strengths and weaknesses to enter an origin-linked virtuous circle strategy.

    Answer the 38 questions.

    • You can always read explanations about the questions by clicking on .
    • You can always read partial analyses related to each answer by clicking on .

    Click on: "Submit" you will see the full analysis and see the main drivers and profile of the product.


    4. Publish online a list of origin-linked products

      If you wish, you can publish the list of your origin-linked products online. The publication online will begin when there will be a sufficient number of origin-linked products.

      For this, you need to select “yes” at the question “publish online” in the product registration. You can always edit the product form and select “yes” or “no” by going to My products and clicking on .

      If you decided to publish online the product information, the symbol appears close to its name in the list of products.

      When the online publication will be installed, thefollowing information will be available: picture, name of the product, type of product, current production area, production process, organoleptic characteristics, web-link, and modalities of consumption.


      5. Manage your list of products

        You can always go back to My products

        • to identify the ones with a link to geographical origin
        • to see the ones whose information will be published online
        • to edit the product information by clicking on
        • to eliminate products by clicking  
        • to view the results of the questionnaire 1 or 2 for each product
          by clicking on  or 
        • to retake the questionnaire 1 or 2 for each product by clicking on  or 
          (once you retake the questionnaire, the results of your previous attempts will be lost)

        Note: the products appear according to the date of its registration (i.e. the last registered will be at the end of the list).


         

        Important notice:
        All the information entered about the product and the user will remain confidential. FAO may contact you for more information about the product in case of possible synergies with field projects.