Food, Farmers, And The Future

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Photo credit: Matthew Harmer

Daniel R. Katz, Rainforest Alliance founder and Chairman of the Board, looks towards the intended merger with UTZ, noting that “our new combined organization will be called the Rainforest Alliance, building on a trusted public-facing brand that has engaged both conscientious consumers and responsible farmers who make a living alongside nature, often as the primary custodians of vital ecosystems. We will create a single certification standard—simplifying sustainability transformation for millions of farmers around the world. We will encourage companies to build and strengthen responsible supply chains through a more streamlined, efficient sustainable production landscape. And we will also advocate and fight for people-centered landscape conservation—from India and Indonesia to Guatemala and Ghana.” Read the full article here.


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