Regenerative agriculture is crucial to adapt and mitigate our food system to the climate crisis. Whether your company is just starting to assemble a regenerative supply chain policy or is looking to amplify and improve its existing strategies, the Rainforest Alliance can help. [Read more...]
Conventional farming is one of the world’s greatest drivers of climate change and biodiversity loss, and we’re running out of time to reverse its adverse effects.
After two years, ‘Project Guatemala’ helped create a better future for Guatemalan women coffee farmers by focusing on gender inclusiveness and women’s empowerment to set an example for the industry. The group adopted climate-smart farming techniques to produce high quality coffee and adapt to climate change. [Read more...]
Eighty percent of land-dwelling species establish homes in forests and the biodiversity ensures global food security and helps alleviate poverty during times of crisis. So, why are we destroying what’s left of the planet’s forest?
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.
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.