Alyssa Killingsworth will apply her background in interdisciplinary environmental research and forest restoration to examine the effectiveness of Polylepis restoration efforts in the upper Andes in Ecuador.
Through this initiative, the Rainforest Alliance will work with several organizations to address global environmental challenges associated with commodity-driven deforestation in some of the world’s most important tropical ecosystems and sourcing regions.
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.
This project is promoting best practices in the banana value chain in Guatemala and Ecuador.