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
Institutional Capacities in Latin America
The Rainforest Alliance develops Origin Issue Assessments (OIAs) as part of the JDE Common Grounds program. This OIA flags the following as pressing risks in the Honduran coffee sector: occupational
Origin Issue Assessment: Honduras Coffee
Sustainable coffee farming in Honduras provides an alternative to migration.[Read more...]
Droughts and severe weather have devastated farms in Central America.
With the “caravan” of asylum-seekers now approaching the US-Mexico border, many news organizations have rightly pointed out that these are people are fleeing extreme poverty and gang violence caused in part by US intervention in their home countries. But there’s another reason behind the exodus: climate change.
"It’s almost impossible to know what the climate will be like at any given point in the year. When your survival...[Read more...]
In the Mesoamerican region, the Rainforest Alliance develops projects that promote the production and sale of sustainable products from the forest and agricultural activities, integrating men and
Increasing the competitiveness of small producers and forest communities in Honduras
We’re implementing climate-smart farming practices and building competitive, profitable businesses.[Read more...]