Our Work

Rainforest Foundation US is dedicated to protecting nature and human rights. We recognize the urgency of climate change and the need for equitable, sustainable development. Find out more about how, why, and where we work.

Our Priorities

Four key priorities drive our work: healthy rainforests, indigenous peoples’ rights, climate action, and sustainable development. Learn more about each of our priorities.

Territorial Monitoring

Land Management

Policy & Advocacy

Institutional Strengthening

Land Titling & Legal Intervention

Rainforest Alert

RFUS’s territorial monitoring program, called Rainforest Alert, provides training, tools and financial support to indigenous organizations to map, monitor, and secure their territories using cost effective technology like smartphones and drones.

Special Initiatives

In addition to our core work in partnership with indigenous peoples, Rainforest Foundation US undertakes special projects that respond to our partners’ most pressing challenges. Check out our topical initiatives and campaigns.

Indigenous rights' activists from the GATC marched through New York City's financial district as part of Climate Week NYC.
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Six Climate Change Topics to Watch in 2023

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has emphasized that humanity will face irreversible climate breakdown unless we act immediately to transform global systems and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This article focuses on six key climate topics to keep your eyes on this year.

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2022 A Year In Review

As the year comes to a close we’re looking back at all of the amazing things we’ve accomplished in 2022, together! Check out our Year in Review.

Take Action Against Climate Change

Rainforest Foundation US is tackling the world’s most urgent challenges: biodiversity loss, climate change, and human rights violations. Your donation moves us one step closer to creating a more sustainable and just future.

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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.