Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Cosecha Partners4 stars

Place, CountryMatagalpa, Nicaragua

Contactwww.cosechapartners.com, info@cosechapartners.com

Certified Productscaféfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the Fair For Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values66
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy00
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions242158
4Respect of the Environment11370
5Local Development and Community Relations64
6Trading and Supply chain relations4017
7Empowerment32
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer2616
9Managing Certification and Performance1717
Total Score Performance Rating290
Certification for fair trade and responsible supply chains
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsCosecha Partners is an innovative social enterprise that unlocks the potential of smallholder farmers to serve the rapidly-growing organic and specialty food industry. Based in Nicaragua, our model
produces exceptionally high-quality, premium-certified products for our customers while measurably improving farmer income and promoting organic and regenerative agriculture. Cosecha Partners was founded in 2013 and today we work with over 600 cacao and chia
farmers in poor and vulnerable communities in northern Nicaragua. Through an innovative ‘outgrower’ program, we deploy social, intellectual and financial capital in long-term partnership with our farmers to increase productivity, improve quality, and ensure
climate-smart land management. This approach entails upgrading smallholders’ position in the value chain through traceability systems, value-added certifications, and quality differentiation. Commercially, our work involves sourcing from our growers at farm-gate,
processing, and exporting to regional and international customers, streamlining a complex series of transactions. We have deep commercial experience with some of the largest ingredient suppliers and fair trade brands in the organic food industry, including
Tradin Organic, SunOpta, Solidar’Monde, and Artisans du Monde
Cosecha Partners is a GIIRS (Global Impact Investing Rating System) Impact Rated inclusive business that meets the highest standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. We are proud to be a 2015 Agora Partnerships
Impact Enterprise.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage69 %

Date of Certification
First06.04.2020
Last Update28.03.2024

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