Projects

Projects

The following projects illustrated are some of those we have conducted over the past four years.

CountryCompany/OrganizationProject descriptionYear
GlobalNestlé NespressoOrganization of the Sustainability MBA Challenge 2013, 2014, 2015 for Nespresso. Research and development of the case studies.2013-2014-2015
GuatemalaTechnoserveVerification of the agricultural training program results for 12,000 smallholder coffee, maize, beans.2014-2015
GlobalFairtrade USADevelopment of the KPI (Key Performance Indicators) for the Monitoring and Evaluation System of the certification.2014
Cameron, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, HondurasWorld Banana Forum, Banana Link, Tesco and DoleTracking minimum and living wages in the banana sector.2013-2014
Honduras y El SalvadorNeumman-EDE ConsultingImpact assessment on coffee projects of the Neumman Foundation y EDE Consulting2013
GlobalNestlé Nespresso (Rainforest Alliance - AAA Program)Monitoring and Evaluation System. Standardized tool to collected the suitable information on the Nespresso coffee value chain.2013
GlobalSyngentaImplementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation strategy for smallholder farmers.2013
Global and regional (Central America, Mexico)WalmartAssessment of regional agricultural sourcing model, development of global sourcing framework, hosting of global sourcing summit; regional pilot roll-out program (Mexico).2012
Regional (South/Central America)Nestlé Nespresso (Rainforest Alliance - AAA Program)Global strategy for sustainable coffee sourcing: improving impacts, incomes and generating real value at both farm level and throughout the supply chain.2009-2010-2011
México, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, BrazilNestlé Nespresso (Rainforest Alliance - AAA Program)Study on impact of coffee price and premiums on farmer investment decisions.2011
Costa RicaCosta Rica Coffee National Institute (ICAFE)Longitudinal study on the economics of coffee farming.2009-2010-2011
Costa RicaHolcimFeasibility study on biomass as an alternative source of energy.2011
Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala and MexicoNestlé Nespresso (Rainforest Alliance - AAA Program)Real Farmer Income (RFI) Study: Research and strategic advice on improving farmer incomes.2010
Costa RicaFITTACORI, Ministry of Agriculture (MAG)Analysis of the Costa Rican Onion Sector; prospects for the future. Complete supply chain and trade analysis of the Costa Rican onion market.2010
Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa RicaCentral American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI)Creation of a market access portal to support micro, small and medium-sized producers of sustainable products.2010
Nicaragua and HondurasEcomercados – Inter-CooperationTraining and support for beneficiaries of a program focused on the promotion of organic and fair trade produce.2010