Where We Work

For over 35 years, Rainforest Foundation US has partnered with Indigenous peoples and local communities across Central and South America to protect their rainforest territories. Our efforts are currently focused on two vital regions: the Amazon rainforest and Mesoamerica, a region encompassing the rainforests of Central America and Mexico. Explore our interactive map and select a country to learn more about these rainforests, their inhabitants, the pressing threats endangering them, and how we are making an impact on the ground.

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Resources for Rights-holders on Carbon Markets

The voluntary carbon market is quickly evolving in tropical forests around the world, creating a complex landscape of new actors, standards, and requirements for Indigenous peoples and local communities to navigate in order to protect their rights. To support communities, their organizations, and their leaders Rainforest Foundation US commissioned Climate, Law and Policy to develop a set of analyses that break down the safeguard-related requirements

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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.