The report summarizes the results of four studies conducted by Cenicafe, a Colombian coffee research institute. Streams were found to be healthier on certified farms, and certified farmers implemented a variety of Best Management Practices at a higher rate than their noncertified neighbors.
Over de hele wereld, in bossen en in de landbouw, in keukens en supermarkten, in klaslokalen, pers- en directiekamers, werkt Rainforest Alliance aan bescherming van de biodiversiteit, behoud van natuurlijke bronnen, reductie van klimaatverandering en economische ontwikkeling voor lokale bevolkingsgroepen.
The Rainforest Alliance is helping to arrest the major drivers of deforestation and environmental destruction. In our 2012 Annual Report, we provide a comprehensive overview of our on-the-ground work and detailed financial information. Click on the image below to browse the interactive version, or download the PDF below that.
The CRECE study analyzes the impact that the Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program has had in the lives of coffee farmers in Colombia during the period 2009 to 2011. The objectives of the study were to determine: 1) the difference the AAA Program is making in terms of sustainability, 2) whether environmental practices impact farm results, 3) whether AAA farmers have higher levels of income and productivity and 4) whether benefits apply equally to small farmers. Download the full executive summary »
by Centro de Estudios Regionales Cafeteros y Empresariales (2013)