Costa Rica
Parque Nacional Tapantí Cartago CR

This paper presents research that aims to fill the void of information regarding the ecological impact of various banana management systems. It tests the hypothesis that management practices resulting in RA certification lead to reduced environmental impact on and around these farms compared to non-RA certified farms.

Lead organization:
Stockholm University
Study sector:
Agriculture focus:
Rainforest Alliance
Study type:
Outcome or Impact Evaluation
Study design & methods:
Quantitative collection and analysis methods
Study scope:
Environmental issues
Research Partner(s):
Wageningen University, Cardiff University
Name of lead contact:
Angelina Sanderson Bellamy