Vietnam’s fertile Central Highlands are ideal for growing coffee and production of the crop has soared over the last few decades. Although the growth of the industry has created thousands of jobs, many small-scale farmers struggle to make a living due to the overall low profitability of the sector. Child labor is also a widespread issue.
The Rainforest Alliance lead a project to mainstream sustainable tea production in India, China, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka.
The Feasibility of Carbon Financing for Improved Forest Management at Loc Bac State Operating Company, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam
Loc Bac State Operating Company (SOC) manages 34,851 ha of broadleaf and conifer forest. They currently operate 25 year re-entry rotational harvesting on an area of 4,704 ha (an average of 134 ha... View more
This feasibility study, for small holder farmers undertaking tree planting activities, assesses the opportunities and barriers to implementation of FSC-certification and/or a forest carbon project in... View more