About the Rainforest Alliance:
We are building an alliance to create a better future for people and nature by making responsible business the new normal.
The Rainforest Alliance works at the intersection of business, agriculture and forests. By bringing diverse allies together we are making deep-rooted change on some of our most pressing social and environmental issues. Together, we amplify the voices of farmers and forest communities, improve livelihoods, protect biodiversity, and help people mitigate and adapt to climate change in bold and effective ways.
Our alliance needs you, whoever you are and wherever you stand. By joining forces with producers, businesses and consumers, we can transform our relationship with the land and forests we rely on. We can make that relationship work better for all.
PT Rainforest Alliance is a registered organization in Indonesia, with its main office in Bali and a project office in Makassar, South Sulawesi and Lampung, Sumatra. It promotes and supports farmer implementation of the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) Standard for protecting wildlife, ecosystems, worker’s rights, and promoting the well-being of farmers, their families and communities. Farms that meet the SAN’s rigorous environmental, social and economic criteria are awarded Rainforest Alliance certification. In Indonesia, more than 50,000 farms are certified, producing cocoa, coffee, tea, spices and palm oil.
Since 2013, Rainforest Alliance has established a group of about 1000 cocoa farmers in Bantaeng Regency, South Sulawesi that has received training in SAN practices. From 2016 to 2018, this project continued to work closely with 500 cocoa farmers that already passed the internal audit as members of a cooperative, with funding from IFAD till December 2019, we will scale up from Poso to support cooperatives as Group Administrator (GA) and Internal Monitoring System (IMS) in support farmers or cooperatives member to having certificate and presenting more opportunity for farmers to lift up their livelihood by improving their farm performance. So, to maintain our networks, track field progress as communicate to local government and donors as well as to other relevant cocoa stakeholders then we need support for experienced people as consultant for field coordinator to manage our field activity.