Evaluation of the Impacts of Sustainability Standards on Smallholder Coffee Farmers in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia (Podcast)

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Published 24th September 2019 by Evidensia. Authored by Evidensia

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In this podcast, Jeffrey Neilson from the University of Sydney discusses the research report on the Evaluation of the Impacts of Sustainability Standards on Smallholder Coffee Farmers in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia published in 2019. The study examines the impacts of sustainability standards on the livelihoods and poverty status of smallholder Robusta coffee farmers in Sumatra, Indonesia. It utilises both qualitative and quantitative methodologies to assess whether farmer livelihoods are improved as a result of: i) initial involvement in a program audited against the Common Code for the Coffee Community (4C) standard; and ii) upgrading from 4C to the more stringent Rainforest Alliance (RA) Standard.

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Evaluation of the Impacts of Sustainability Standards on Smallholder Coffee Farmers in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia (Final evaluation report)

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Published 24th September 2019 by Evidensia. Authored by Evidensia

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