What's at Stake
Droughts. Floods. Shorter growing seasons. Economic insecurity. Famine. For farmers and forest communities around the world, climate change poses daunting challenges—and disproportionately impacts poor rural communities who depend on the land to live. In today’s hyper-connected world, fighting climate change and building resilience to its impacts is urgent for us all.
Our Work: Climate
The Rainforest Alliance has long worked to conserve tropical forests—a vital defense against climate change—by partnering with forest communities on improved land management practices. We also train farmers in climate-smart agriculture methods, helping them to adapt to current climate impacts and prepare for future challenges. All our work focuses on protecting forests and land in ways that strengthen local livelihoods.
All resources for Climate
Santiago Gowland, Chief Executive Officer at Rainforest Alliance, describes why nature-based solutions are so important, what is needed to scale them up, and how can policymakers make the most of them.
CNN’s Julia Chatterley spoke with the Rainforest Alliance’s CEO Santiago Gowland about what our frog seal represents, the connection between thriving nature and livelihoods, and the importance of climate adaptation.[Read more...]
CNN’s Julia Chatterley spoke with the Rainforest Alliance’s CEO Santiago Gowland to put a spotlight on what our frog seal represents, the connection between thriving nature and livelihoods, and the importance of climate adaptation.
In this video, Rainforest Alliance CEO Santiago Gowland makes a powerful case for scaling up nature-based solutions like community forestry and regenerative agriculture. [Read more...]
We’re here to sort out the myths and facts.[Read more...]
Topics: Everyday actions
The Sui River landscape in the Western North region of Ghana spans 244,000 hectares—including five forest reserves—and is one of West Africa’s most important cocoa-growing areas. However, the practice
Building Climate Resilience in Ghana’s Sui River Landscape