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.
Topics: In the Field
Through this initiative, the Rainforest Alliance will work with several organizations to address global environmental challenges associated with commodity-driven deforestation in some of the world’s most important tropical ecosystems and sourcing regions.
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.
According to a United Nations report, approximately 12 million people in Kenya live on degraded land and food productivity has fallen behind the rate of population growth. This has resulted in farmland extending up the mountain and encroaching into protected forests.
We are partnering with local organizations and coffee farmers to set up Household Energy Centers (HECs)—community-based enterprises that will increase access to clean and affordable energy technologies.