What's at Stake
The vast continent of Asia contains an astonishing diversity of landscapes and distinct ethnic groups—as well as wildly divergent threats to its forests, people, and wildlife. Asia’s abundance of plant and animal species, as well as its wealth of indigenous knowledge, hangs in the balance.
Our Work: Asia
The Rainforest Alliance works with farm and forest communities across Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Viet Nam, Myanmar, and China. While training and certification cannot solve entrenched poverty or systemic inequities, they are powerful tools for widespread, incremental improvement to the health of ecosystems and communities.
All resources for Asia
Cocoa farmers in once-divided Poso, Indonesia, join forces to earn Rainforest Alliance certification.[Read more...]
Since 2018, the Rainforest Alliance has been working in the Sintang District of West Kalimantan to promote an Integrated Landscape Management approach around oil palm and natural rubber production.[Read more...]
Reforestation is at the heart of Eko Purnomowidi's work at Klasik Beans, a Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee cooperative he co-founded in West Java, Indonesia.[Read more...]
Like many other regions and sectors, there is a dearth of young farmers entering the cocoa value chain in Jembrana. Only 10% of the famers in Jembrana are youth. Many young students living in rural
Building Cocoa Ambassadors: A Case Study on Youth Capacity-Building in Jembrana, Indonesia
Project Profile: Transforming the Cocoa Sector in Indonesia Through Value Addition for Smallholders (TRACTIONS)
Indonesia's small-scale farmers can transform the cocoa sector into a powerful engine of rural prosperity and sustainability.[Read more...]