Early Feedback on the New Certification Program: Kyagalanyi Coffee Shares Their Implementation Experience
The Rainforest Alliance 2020 Certification Program is out in the world and we have been busy gathering feedback from a handful of early implementers. Find out what Ugandan coffee exporter, Kyagalanyi Coffee, had to say about the new program—from the improvements to the challenges.
We have launched Forest Allies, our community of practice focused on protecting, restoring, and enabling responsible management of tropical forests. We invite companies to join our coalition to have a greater impact on forests within—and beyond—your supply chain.
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.
Bananas Are Fighting a Pandemic of Their Own
In its new 2020 Sustainable Agriculture Standard, the Rainforest Alliance has embedded CSA principles, a climate risk assessment tool for farmers and a shared responsibility approach for sustainability measures.
Why we must scale up climate-smart agriculture to feed a hungrier world
Rainforest Alliance will give farmers the skills to monitor tree planting, collect information on existing trees, and the technology to monitor actions that affect the health of Ghana's biodiversity.
GHANA: Rainforest supports the fight against deforestation in Sefwi-Wiawso
We’re pleased to announce that the Appalachian Woods Alliance—our coalition with private woodland landowners and forest product companies—has received the 2020 FSC Leadership Award! This award recognizes our commitment to responsible forest management and excellence in the use of FSC certified products.