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Dispatch from World Cocoa Foundation Partnership Meeting
Rainforest Alliance

Dispatch from World Cocoa Foundation Partnership Meeting

Every year the World Cocoa Foundation Partnership Meeting (WCFPM) brings together a diverse group of actors in the cocoa industry, including representatives from companies along the cocoa supply chain, members of governments of cocoa producing countries, and relevant NGO actors to discuss challenges and solutions for improving the sustainability of the cocoa sector. Continue reading

Pioneering payments for ecosystem services in Nepal
Rainforest Alliance

Pioneering payments for ecosystem services in Nepal

Ecosystems – mountains, wetlands, agricultural land, forests – provide a variety of services that are economically valuable: freshwater supply for human settlements, food production, storm protection, pollination and carbon sequestration.  For the first time, several communities in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal will be able to receive extra payments for the protection of their forests that provide invaluable ecosystem services and benefits

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