This report summarizes the findings from a research study commissioned by Rainforest Alliance (RA) to Ergon Associates Locals & Associates to the working and living conditions for workers and
The study looks at impacts of transition to mechanized harvesting; employment terms and conditions; gender discrimination; wages; occupational health and safety; housing and living conditions; and operational grievance and remedy mechanisms.
The organization seeks to train over 50,000 farmers in Embu County on ways to preserve and better manage their resources to collectively protect Mount Kenya’s biodiversity reservoir.
According to a United Nations report, approximately 12 million people in Kenya live on degraded land and food productivity has fallen behind the rate of population growth. This has resulted in farmland extending up the mountain and encroaching into protected forests.
We are partnering with local organizations and coffee farmers to set up Household Energy Centers (HECs)—community-based enterprises that will increase access to clean and affordable energy technologies.
As part of the JDE Common Grounds program, the Rainforest Alliance investigated the key risks present in Kenya’s coffee sector. Research shows that the following risks are present in Kenya’s coffee