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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.
Glass interviews Nigel Sizer of the Rainforest Alliance about its work with Guatemala’s rural communities
Glass talks to Nigel Sizer, Chief Global Alliances Officer of the Rainforest Alliance, about its work with Guatemala’s rural communities, and why this is such a pivotal time for the future of a country emerging from conflict and political instability.
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Aparajita Bhalla, Global Director of Sector Transformation for Rainforest Alliance, states that we can’t make progress towards a sustainable future unless the economic resilience and wellbeing of farmers is addressed first.
Food giants launch new deforestation pledge after missing 2020 objectives: ‘Our approach was not agile enough’
Rainforest Alliance global theme lead for biodiversity conservation, Henriette Walz, told FoodNavigator that the industry ‘definitely’ needs to move further and faster to combat deforestation and its causes.