The African country of Uganda is one of the world’s largest consumers of bananas. But for every ton of the fruit, plantations leave behind two tons of refuse. TexFad transforms them into tough fiber that can be woven into rugs, place mats, and even hair extensions.
The Rainforest Alliance’s 2020 discussions with the banana sector around their new certification program was concluded by the convening meeting at the end of December, which included Rainforest
Slide Deck: Banana Dialogue Convening Meeting
The Rainforest Alliance 2020 Certification Program is now published, but that doesn’t mean our work is done. We are continuing to actively seek feedback from farmers, companies, and other partners to make the program better and ensure smooth implementation on the ground. Find out what we’ve been doing with the banana sector and how their feedback helps us fine-tune the standard. [Read more...]
Our Standard for Sustainable Agriculture has guided farmers around the world to ensure the wellbeing and health of their workers and their families. One banana company, Jasafrut, is taking it a step further by ensuring mental health care, too. [Read more...]
While the Rainforest Alliance does not expect producers to become organic, Leonie Haakshorst, its sector lead for banana and fruit, told Treehugger that RA always strives to limit the use of hazardous pesticides.
Considerando que Rainforest Alliance viene haciendo esfuerzos continuos para adaptar sus actuales programas a las realidades locales y considerar los ambientes de viabilidad técnica y legales que
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