The cost and effectiveness of three approaches to eliminating child labor in the Ugandan coffee sector

Empirical study
Research briefing

Published June 2021 by Rainforest Alliance and Aidenvironment. Authored by Newsom, D., Moore, K. and Kessler, J. J.

Summary

Certification is an important tool in the fight against child labor. Experience has shown that merely prohibiting and penalizing child labor violations is insufficient to prevent and eliminate this complex problem. This report documents results and learnings from a study that assesses the effectiveness and cost of the standards-based approach to addressing child labour in comparison with two other approaches used in the same sector and region.

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The cost and effectiveness of three approaches to eliminating child labor in the Ugandan coffee sector

Empirical study
Research briefing

Published June 2021 by Rainforest Alliance and Aidenvironment. Authored by Newsom, D., Moore, K. and Kessler, J. J.

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