An Agenda for Assessing and Improving Conservation Impacts of Sustainability Standards in Tropical Agriculture

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Sustainability standards have seen rapid growth. Given their role in influencing land use, particularly in environments with great biodiversity and deforestation, much can be learned from efforts to evaluate and increase conservation payoff.

This paper provides a systematic approach for monitoring and evaluating the conservation impacts of agricultural sustainability standards and for using the resulting evidence to improve the effectiveness of such standards over time.

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