The Rainforest Alliance believes that agroforestry systems provide a holistic approach, simultaneously conserving biodiversity, improving livelihoods, and increasing the resilience of agriculture to climate-change impacts.... Continue Reading
What's at Stake
Droughts. Floods. Shorter growing seasons. Economic insecurity. For communities around the world, climate change poses daunting challenges—and disproportionately impacts poor rural communities who depend on the land to live.
Our Work: Climate
The Rainforest Alliance is working towards building climate resilience and driving climate mitigation across farms, forests, and rural landscapes, supporting companies to significantly reduce GHG emissions and build resilience of their supply chains, and advancing key policies, programs, and investments that support locally led and nature-based climate action.
A key aspect of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is helping farmers to improve farm productivity, thus achieve higher incomes and improved standard of living. Our four main interconnected areas of work—certification, landscape management, tailored supply chain services, and advocacy—have been designed to help support this goal.... Continue Reading
Indigenous peoples have long practiced the key elements of regenerative agriculture. Find a few examples in this article.... Continue Reading
Forest conservation, restoration, and improved land management practices increase carbon storage and avoid GHG emissions.... Continue Reading
All resources for Climate
This new tailor-made program in partnership with JDE Peet’s, aims to strengthen JDE Peet’s tea supply chain—and the Turkish tea sector more broadly—by training thousands of local tea farmers on improved sustainability practices.
In the coffee-producing highlands of Gusii, western Kenya, the Rainforest Alliance is working with smallholder farmers and local supply-chain actors to create healthy and productive farms, restore fragile ecosystems, and boost farmer incomes.
Nature-based solutions to the climate and biodiversity emergencies will be key to a successful COP28. Here’s the best we can hope for from Dubai
Leila Yassine, Global Advocacy Manager at the Rainforest Alliance, speaks to the BBC Wildlife Magazine about what we expect and hope to see at COP28.
How the Rainforest Alliance is promoting locally-led and nature-based climate action across farms, forests, rural landscapes, and supply chains. View more
Leila Yassin, the Rainforest Alliance’s global advocacy manager for nature, demystifies the climate change negotiations taking place at this year’s COP conference.