What would happen if women in the agricultural sector had equal access to the financing, training and technology available to their male counterparts? These women would produce 20 to 30 percent more food and their families would benefit from improved health, education and nutrition.
Students in the indigenous community of Paso Caballos live in close proximity to jaguars, toucans and howler monkeys. With the help of teachers like Ruth Mayrena Morales Puga, they are learning to value their incredible surroundings and contribute to local conservation efforts.
Danitza Macochoa, a working mother in the Madre de Dios region of Peru, discusses the benefits of Rainforest Alliance training, including flexible hours, educational opportunities and safety training.
When it comes to one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century–combating climate change–women are too often left out of the conversation.