In order to tackle the intertwined crises of climate change, spiralling biodiversity loss, and systemic rural poverty and human rights abuses, a profound transformation of our global agricultural and... View more
Exceptional Use Policy: Granted Exceptions and their Conditions for Using Rainforest Alliance Prohibited Pesticides
The objective of this policy, alongside the 2020 Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Agriculture Standard requirements, is to support producers in their journey to phasing out the use of... View more
The Rainforest Alliance's statement addressing misconceptions regarding Private Voluntary Standards and Annex III-listed pesticides.
Paraquat is a herbicide-widely used by industrial agricultural plantations and smallholder farmers alike due to its low cost and broad-spectrum efficacy. While an effective herbicide, it is harmful... View more
What can be done to reduce this reliance on pesticides and the negative consequences of pesticide use? A practical and cost-effective answer is integrated pest management (IPM).