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October 2022 Newsletter

In this newsletter you can read about our partners at the Global Alliance of Territorial Communities (GATC)—the largest indigenous rights’ alliance in the world. Also meet our Director of Strategic Impact, and learn about our program in Guyana.

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August 2022 Newsletter

In this newsletter you can read about the expansion of our Rainforest Alert forest patrolling program, including payments for communities involved that are used for collective benefits. Also meet our Senior Geographer, and learn about the Justice for Saweto campaign.

Valley of Kaieteur Falls, Guyana
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November 2021 Newsletter

In this newsletter you’ll read about our work in Guyana with indigenous peoples’ territorial rights and the climate crisis; glimpse a map of indigenous peoples’ carbon holdings to understand how much is at stake; and learn about Rainforest Foundation US’s ambitious plan to combat climate change in the years ahead.

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July 2021 Newsletter

In this edition of our newsletter you’ll learn about the peer-reviewed study backing our community-based forest monitoring program; get an intimate look at the indigenous patrollers who are personally responsible for defending the forest; and learn about a recent delegation of indigenous leaders advocating for direct climate financing to indigenous communities.

Michael McGarrell at the mouth of Kaieteur Falls
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April 2021 Newsletter

In this newsletter you will read
how your support is having a direct impact on the ground with our partners in Panama, Guyana, Peru, and Brazil.

Didier Devers
Chief of Party – USAID Guatemala
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Didier has been coordinating the USAID-funded B’atz project since joining Rainforest Foundation US in April 2022. He holds a Master’s in Applied Anthropology and a Bachelor’s in Geography. Before joining the organization, Didier worked for 12 years in Central and South America on issues of transparency, legality, governance, and managing stakeholders’ processes in the environmental sector. Prior to that he worked on similar issues in Central Africa. He speaks French, Spanish, and English, and is based in Guatemala.