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Impacts of Certifications on Organized Small Coffee Farmers in Kenya

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Impacts of Certification on Organized Small Coffee Farmers in Kenya

This paper unveils new methodological advancements that will contribute to improving how to assess the impact of sustainability initiatives. The work is a part of the ‘Demonstrating and Improving Poverty Impacts’ initiative, made possible by the Ford Foundation.

COSA and its partner, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) created a baseline for understanding how coffee farmers in Kenya are affected by multiple certification and training initiatives. The work leveraged qualitative and quantitative elements to conduct contribution analysis with a difference in differences design.

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