Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Cosecha Partners4 stars

Place, CountryMatagalpa, Nicaragua

Contactwww.cosechapartners.com, info@cosechapartners.com

Certified Productschia, caféfair 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 Values1010
2Commitment to and Management of Fair Trade Policy2717
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions240157
4Respect of the Environment170130
5Local Development and Community Relations1612
6Trading and Supply chain relations7143
7Empowerment6737
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer3328
9Managing Certification and Performance4634
Total Score Performance Rating468
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
Percentage72 %

Date of Certification
First06.04.2020
Last Update08.03.2022

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