Our Forest Allies initiative leverages the enormous power of our partnerships to support forest communities as they address the climate crisis and combat deforestation. Here are the six landscapes where our Forest Allies are currently active.
As part of the JDE Common Grounds program, the Rainforest Alliance conducted research to identify the top risks in the Guatemalan coffee sector. In 2022, the following risks were identified: child
The forest concessions of the Maya Biosphere Reserve have boasted a near-zero deforestation rate for 20 years.
Successful 20 Years of Community Forest Management in Guatemala Informs an Integrated Community Forest Management Pathway to Support Scaling
This article published by the World Forestry Congress XV (Republic of Korea, 2022) summarizes the Rainforest Alliance’s work in the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Guatemala, our learnings, and our approach
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.
For the Rainforest Alliance’s Claudia Medrano, preventing child labor in Guatemala’s coffee landscapes is personal