Special Initiatives

In addition to our core activities, Rainforest Foundation US takes on topical projects that address critical challenges for rainforest protection.

Amazon Emergency Fund

Rainforest Foundation US has joined forces with the Coordinating Body of Indigenous Peoples of the Amazon Basin (COICA) and Amazon ally organizations to provide direct finance and support to indigenous communities facing COVID-19.

Justice for Saweto Campaign

On August 31st, 2014, four Asheninka leaders were killed by illegal loggers. Rainforest Foundation US is supporting their families as they seek justice. Learn more and follow the #JusticeforSaweto Campaign.

Newsletters

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.

Take Action Against Climate Change

Rainforests absorb and store more carbon dioxide than all other types of forests, making rainforest protection one of the most effective solutions to climate change. Support indigenous peoples on the frontlines of rainforest protection.

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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.