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
Despite challenges, we remain committed to furthering our work in south India.[Read more...]
The Rainforest Alliance recently hosted a session at the 4th annual Centre for Responsible Business conference, ‘India and Sustainability Standards: International Dialogues & Conference’ (ISS 2017) in New Delhi, India. The session invited Indian and international practitioners to share experiences of successful collaborations amongst sustainability standards systems.[Read more...]
Tea industry expert Harki Sidhu explains the realities of Assam’s struggling tea estates.[Read more...]