Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Yet, the coffee industry faces significant social, economic, and environmental sustainability challenges. Through our coffee certification program, tailored supply chain services, advocacy, and landscape management, the Rainforest Alliance is working towards a more sustainable coffee sector.
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We believe that creating truly sustainable global supply chains requires a shared responsibility approach so that the costs and benefits of certification are more evenly distributed between farmers and buyers along the supply chain. [Read more...]
5THWAVE caught up with Colleen Popkin, Coffee Sector Lead, Market Transformation at Rainforest Alliance, to discuss why building climate resilience at origin is also not only great for the planet, but makes great business sense for farmers too.
As part of the JDE Common Grounds program, the Rainforest Alliance investigated the key risks present in the Ethiopian coffee sector. According to the 2021 Ethiopia Origin Issue Assessment (OIA) the
Origin Issue Assessment: Ethiopia Coffee
As part of the JDE Common Grounds Program, the Rainforest Alliance conducted research into the key risks present in the Ugandan coffee sector. According to the 2021 Uganda Origin Issue Assessment
Origin Issue Assessment: Uganda Coffee
Research conducted for the 2021 Indonesia Origin Issue Assessment (OIA) identifies the following themes as top risks in the country: soil fertility management, harvest and post-harvest practices,
Origin Issue Assessment: Indonesia Coffee
Through research and expert consultation, the Rainforest Alliance (as part of the JDE Common Grounds program) develops Origin Issue Assessment (OIA) that identify and examine significant risks in key
Origin Issue Assessment: Peru Coffee