Maria Ghiso, manager of the Rainforest Alliance’s education program, writes about her experience introducing teachers and students in a rural community in Oaxaca, Mexico, to our climate change curricula.
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.
We’re thrilled to announce that the U.S. Department of Education is promoting the Rainforest Alliance’s work to prepare teachers to integrate local to global learning, sustainability and civic engagement in their classrooms.
What is Rainforest Alliance certification and how does it work? Our president Tensie Whelan tackles this frequently asked question in a short video blog.
Many of the world’s most popular foods are vulnerable to the Earth’s changing climate. Coffee and cocoa, for example, are especially at risk due to their extreme sensitivity to shifts in rainfall and temperature patterns.