Project Profile: Improving Livelihoods of Farmers and Workers Across the Fruit Sector in Latin America
This project will provide training and engagement to at least 37,093 workers in the avocado and berry (strawberry and raspberry) sectors in Mexico and the banana and pineapple sectors in Costa Rica.
Institutional Capacities in Latin America
Working across Latin America’s most significant natural landscapes—from the South American Amazon rainforest to the Mayan jungle which extends through Guatemala, Mexico, and Belize—the Rainforest... View more
Policy Water Permit Requirements Costa Rica
This policy is to provide interpretation of the requirements in the context of Costa Rica law and regulatory processes on the respective requirements for water extractions until the conditions are... View more
“Producing Biodiversity” on a Costa Rican Banana Farm
This farm doesn't just grow bananas–it's producing biodiversity, fresh air, and stronger soils.
Baseline Study of Environmental and Social Conditions on Rainforest Alliance Certified Banana Plantations in Costa Rica and Belize
The Rainforest Alliance, IDH-Sustainable Trade Initiative, and private entities in the banana sector collaborated on an evaluation of the social and environmental practices on Rainforest Alliance... View more
Next Steps in Sustainability: Measuring Impact & Testing Living Wage
Bananas as a commodity have a tumultuous history, particularly when it comes to labor practices and environmental degradation. While there have been many improvements over the last few decades, trade... View more