This summer, the Rainforest Alliance’s education team worked in Chiapas, Mexico, to introduce a group of 57 teachers to our climate curricula. Most of the teachers who attended the five-day workshop came from Telebachilleratos, a subsection of the Chiapas school system that includes many rural schools serving underrepresented populations. Though these schools lack financial resources, they live in close connection with surrounding forests and coffee farms.
In this, the third article in our series focusing on our work in Ghana, Rainforest Alliance communications team member, Marcus Schaefer, who recently travelled from his home outside Stockholm to the West African nation, visits the Juabeso/Bia region to report from the Casheikrom community about their work in agroforestry. Rainforest Alliance has been working with 36 communities in the region promoting sustainable land use practises and creating small scale enterprises.
This summer, Rainforest Alliance staffer Stephen Girasuolo and a team of three British filmmakers headed to Côte d’Ivoire to capture the story of cocoa farmer Adrien Koffi Kouadio. Here, we share the final piece and Girasuolo’s behind-the-scenes reflections on the making of the film.
In this, the second article in our series focusing on our work in Ghana, Rainforest Alliance communications team member, Marcus Schaefer, continues with his journey to the West African nation, where he visited the Juabeso/Bia region.