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.
This study compares 43 Rainforest Alliance certified and 43 non-certified coffee farms, using qualitative and quantitative data to assess certification’s outcomes on livelihoods and ecosystems, understand the motivations for certification, and compare the ra...
by Rueda, X., & Lambin, E. F. , Ecology And Society, 18(3). (2013)
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.