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This study presents the baseline situation of farmers connected to six cocoa projects included in the UTZ-Solidaridad cocoa programme in Ghana. The research
was commissioned by Solidaridad and UTZ Certified to create an independent benchmark for an impact evaluation (see follow up study 2015, also in this database).

Lead organization:
LEI Wageningen UR
Study sector:
Agriculture
Agriculture focus:
Cocoa
Certification:
UTZ
Study type:
Context or baseline assessment
Study design & methods:
Control group(s) / counterfactual, Quantitative collection and analysis methods, Qualitative collection and analysis methods
Study scope:
Social issues, Environmental issues, Economic issues
Primary Research Funders:
UTZ
Research Partner(s):
LEI Wageningen UR
Other Partners:
Solidaridad
Additional info:

This baseline was followed up in 2015, with the report “Impact of UTZ certification on cocoa producers in Ghana, 2011-2014”.

Name of lead contact:
Henk Gilhuis