This report examines existing governmental incentives that promote sustainable production in the agriculture, forestry and tourism sectors in eight Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.
In this brief, the case of Mexican community forestry is presented, with a special focus on the diversity of local enterprises and inter-community associations that have developed over the past twenty-five years, as well as an assessment of some of the main ...
by Benjamin D. Hodgdon, Francisco Chapela, David B. Bray (2014)
This white paper introduces the environmental performance monitoring system and explains how the organization is charting transitions to conservation-friendly agriculture to meet the information needs of farmers, buyers and other stakeholders.
Researchers commissioned by the Rainforest Alliance compared financial recordkeeping variables between Rainforest Alliance Certified farms and noncertified farms; they also surveyed social lenders and local, in-country financial institutions.