Impact assessment of the UTZ Certified Program in Colombia

Impact assessment of the UTZ Certified Program in Colombia

This study was based on a set of indicators selected from the COSA Methodology, with the means to compare changes in the socioeconomic and environmental performance of the producers participating in the UTZ Certified Program compared to those with conventional coffee. It focused on the analysis of the social, environmental and economic performance of producers during the years 2008, 2009 and 2011, measured through a set of indicators that were constructed with information from three longitudinal surveys to a sample of 857 producers.