In Chiapas, Conservation and Climate Mitigation Starts in the Classroom
Climate Change / Education / Mexico

In Chiapas, Conservation and Climate Mitigation Starts in the Classroom

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. Continue reading

The Importance of Shade
Ariculture / Cocoa / Ghana

The Importance of Shade

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. Continue reading