Our Kleinhans Fellowship supports research that seeks solutions to the challenges faced by the community forestry model.
Project Profile: Creating Resilient Ecosystems and Transforming Rural Cocoa Economies in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana
Through this project, we will bring together cocoa-producing families, governments, and the private sector to improve livelihoods for cocoa farmers, increase tree cover, and help reduce national and corporate GHG emissions.
With the overarching goal of reducing child labor within coffee-farming communities, this project aims to create specific impacts within the partner communities—generating insights for other stakeholders to follow within their own contexts
Project Profile: Restoring and Protecting Biodiversity in the Eastern and Western Ghats of India Through Sustainable Agriculture
Through this project, the Rainforest Alliance will work with the central and state level governments of India, the private sector, farmers, and communities to develop a strategic approach to land management that improves livelihoods while restoring degraded land and conserving biodiversity.
Project Profile: Mobilizing Türkiye’s Hazelnut Villages to Act on Child Labor and Poor Working Conditions
In the rugged hills of Turkey's Black Sea coast, hazelnut production is still mostly manual and heavily reliant on seasonal hired labor.
Project Profile: Elevating the Position of Women in Three of the World’s Key Biodiversity Landscapes
We are scaling up ongoing projects in three areas across Latin-America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, to support women in leading the way forward in community-based landscape management and restoration, as well as nature-based business opportunities.