Monitoring & Evaluation of the implementation of the UTZ Tea Code of Conduct amongst smallholder tea farmers in Malawi and Kenya

Activities of LEI Wageningen UR: design monitoring & evaluation plan; enumerator training (for data gathering); baseline study and final assessment as impact evaluations, both accompanied by a workshop to gather feedback and to clarify the results; midterm reviews as part the monitoring, accompanied by a workshop.


In 2012, LEI Wageningen UR completed a mid-term review of the Solidaridad/UTZ tea programme in Kenya and Malawi.The aim of the review was to gain insights into the mid-term results of the programme. The lessons learned will be taken into account when further developing the tea programmes in Kenya and Malawi and shared with other tea regions.

UTZ Certified stands for sustainable farming and better opportunities for farmers, their families and our planet. The UTZ program enables farmers to learn better farming methods, improve working conditions and take better care of their children and the environment.Through the UTZ-program farmers grow better crops, generate more income and create better opportunities while safeguarding the environment and securing the earth’s natural resources. Now and in the future.