The Rainforest Alliance Follow the Frog video is recognized as the best nonprofit video for 2012 in “13 of the best nonprofit videos of the last 13 years” by the Non Profit Tech for Good.
The Rainforest Alliance’s latest video showcases our efforts to train Sri Lankan smallholder tea farmers in innovative weed-control methods, which is an important aspect of sustainable agriculture.
The East African Tea Trade Association (EATTA) held its third African Tea Convention and Exhibition (ATCE) event in Nairobi in May. Among the 20 international speakers and hundreds of participants were the Rainforest Alliance’s Per Bogstad, Senior Manager, Markets Transformation UK, Ireland and India, and Joseph Cameron Booth, Coordinator, Markets Transformation.
While global demand for coffee is increasing, supply is endangered, as a warmer climate and heavy rains will reduce yields in coffee-producing communities. If we want to consume high-quality coffee in the future, we need to fundamentally change agriculture practices.
Our Director of certification recently traveled to the mountains of Taiwan to present the Bunun tribe with a groundbreaking FSC certification.