To tackle forced labor in the coffee industry, we must also address the social, economic and political issues that go beyond the farm. The solution will require collaboration between farmer communities, companies, civil society, governments, and others. [Read more...]
Rainforest Alliance unveils new certification standard: ‘We need new approaches that move beyond a simple pass-fail system’
Rainforest Alliance will start rolling out the 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard worldwide in September. Food Navigator speaks with the NGO’s Director of Standards and Assurance, Ruth Rennie, to find out.
Upgraded certification scheme, covering over 2 million farmers, will use technology to help them adapt to climate change, protect forests and spot social risks.
Child labour demands our urgent attention. All of us need to do our part to improve the livelihoods of farmers and farming communities around the world in a way that supports children, argues the Rainforest Alliance’s child labor lead Kunera Moore.