What we do
Rainforest Partnership protects standing tropical rainforests by working directly with local and indigenous communities, organizations, and governments at all levels in community-centered conservation projects.
We target the root causes of deforestation and sustain long-lasting rainforest conservation through:
- Community empowerment and sustainable livelihoods
- Conservation management and forest regeneration
- Biodiversity research and environmental education
- Global activation and engagement programs
From the Peruvian Tropical Andes to the Ecuadorian Amazon, our holistic, ground-up solutions and trust-based partnerships support resilient communities, preserve and regenerate critical ecosystems, and create long-lasting conservation impact.
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Working directly with indigenous and local communities as guardians and economic participants, our integrated approach supports sustainable livelihoods, thriving biodiversity, and long-term forest protection.
Energized by our on-the-ground partners leading conservation projects and a diverse coalition of local and global collaborators, our projects in Peru and Ecuador drive powerful impact for rainforests and all who rely on them.
Our Global Initiatives
We convene, educate, and inspire individuals and organizations around the world to empower and accelerate the systemic change necessary to scale radical global action and conservation impact to end deforestation by 2030.
Our 360° conservation model targets the social, economic, and political root causes of deforestation. We build trust-based partnerships with local and indigenous communities, organizations, and governments at all levels to understand their needs and collectively develop solutions.
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Why Rainforest Partnership?
Our holistic, partnership-based, and people-powered solutions generate higher impact at lower costs.
Our team is on the ground every day, working together with rainforest communities and local stakeholders of all kinds. That's why our results are real, immediate, and lasting.
Our holistic strategy targets the root causes of deforestation, both locally and globally, bringing us closer to our global goal of ending deforestation by 2030.
Scroll for some of our successes in 2021:
In 2022, we empowered over 100 Kichwa women in the Ecuadorian Amazon by supporting sustainable livelihood projects that build economic resilience.
We protected 149,500 acres in the Ecuadorian Amazon by supporting indigenous communities’ stewardship of the rainforest and resistance to deforestation.
We discovered new species of frogs and supported critical biodiversity conservation in northern Peru, in one of the most threatened ecoregions in the world.
We convened 84 speakers and 1,000+ attendees from 73 countries for the World Rainforest Day Global Summit, contributing to 10M social media impressions.
UN Sustainable Development Goals
We design our projects to be resilient, forward-thinking, and grounded both in local leadership and in global strategy on forest protection, climate mitigation, biodiversity conservation, and the development of just and
These are the UN SDGs that our work fulfills.