Coffee from Colombia
The researchers found the environmental external costs and the social external costs are around 25% lower in the production of CSA coffee than in conventional. While the external costs of CSA coffee are USD 2.50, the average costs of produce conventional coffee in Cauca is USD. 3.15.
|Description:||True Price used the measurement framework of true pricing and true return on investment to quantify the impacts from a cost-benefit perspective. The True Price study demonstrated that climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is more sustainable in terms of environmental costs. At the same time, It also contributes to a decent livelihood for farmers.|