A case study of a payment for environmental services project that was conducted in Guatemala's Maya Biosphere Reserve.
Toward an Environmentally, Socially and Economically Sustainable Future
This report is one part of an analysis of shade coffee as a component of biological corridors in
western El Salvador, part of a USAID-financed project to improve watershed management and
Citing some of our work in Guatemala, this report argues that resource management springing from genuine community demand can nurture enterprises that generate considerable income and improve local ecosystems.
The Rainforest Alliance is working to conserve Ethiopia's remaining forests while improving the livelihoods of coffee farmers.