What does Valentine’s Day have in common with forests? That’s easy, says this Rainforest Alliance staffer: L-O-V-E.
Halloween is right around the corner, and you know what that means: candy! What better time to meet one of the farmers who produce cocoa for the best treat of all–chocolate? Cocoa farmer Adrien Kouadio takes care of his land, his family, his community–and plays a mean game of football.
The poor management of coffee and cocoa is one of the principal drivers of deforestation in Peru. But the Rainforest Alliance worked with communities and businesses to find a new way of farming–one that conserves forests, builds climate resilience, and strengthen the role of women farmers. Watch the video.
In honor of the UN’s International Day of Rural Women, we at the Rainforest Alliance celebrate some of the many rural women we have had the honor of working with in recent years. They are taking care of their families, communities and ecosystems—and making the Earth healthier for us all.
Forests are an indispensable piece of the climate puzzle. The Rainforest Alliance’s climate expert Jeff Hayward explains what the business sector is doing to fight deforestation.