31 Aug '11, 8pm

#Education is at the heart of everything we do: Slide show on how it helps us achieve our mission:

#Education is at the heart of everything we do: Slide show on how it helps us achieve our mission:

1 of 10 In anticipation of Rainforest Alliance Week , we took some time out to reflect on the role of education in our work. Guess what we discovered? It’s the key to just about everything we do: changing the way people grow food, harvest wood, host travelers, respond to climate change and educate the next generation. A few examples... 2 of 10 The Rainforest Alliance is teaching families to farm efficiently and responsibly, growing their bottom line today and conserving the fertile soils and natural resources on which they and their children will depend in the future. [Pictured: a group of farmers in Ghana listening intently during a farmer field school.] 3 of 10 When we meet with farmers, we’re not the only ones teaching. Many farmers have generations of knowledge about traditional farming practices, local customs and sensitive relationships to share. [Pictured: Papa, a c...

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