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Uganda – Green Environ Forestry

Forest restoration and plantations in Northern Uganda

Green Environ Forestry (GEF) and its partners are dedicated to revitalizing Uganda's forest landscape. Through a blend of natural forest restoration and commercial plantation, GEF focuses on sustainable land use. In collaboration with the Uganda National Forest Authority, GEF operates in a number of Central Forest Reserves. The project began with a thorough pre-feasibility assessment, examining land pressures and ecosystem dynamics to ensure the highest standards of integrity and community well-being. By targeting areas for... read more

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Papua New Guinea – Forcert

Empowering communities and protecting forests in Papua New Guinea

Nestled in Papua New Guinea's East New Britain Province, the Tavolo REDD+ Project is developed by the NGO FORCERT in close collaboration with the Tavolo community. The project coveres 21,164 ha of ancestral land and aims to empower the local community to tackle deforestation and land conversion challenges in the region. An important aspect of this project is the prevention of planned deforestation, a proactive strategy of preventing intentional and premeditated clearing of... read more

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Peru – Pachamama Raymi

Afforestation and community development in the Peruvian Andes

Pachamama Raymi, a non-profit organization headquartered in Cusco, is dedicated to breaking the cycle of environmental degradation and rural poverty. The organization's mission revolves around the improvement of living conditions and the sustainable management of natural resources for rural communities in the Peruvian Andes. The initiative is focused on implementing reforestation practices alongside rural communities in extreme poverty. The project encompasses housing improvements, the establishment of small businesses, and the careful cultivation of trees.... read more

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Mozambique – Levasflor

Sustainable Forest Management in native Miombo forests

Mozambique's Miombo forests bear witness to a pioneering initiative known as the Miombo 500, organised by LevasFlor. Managing and operating 46,000 hectares of native Miombo forests, LevasFlor is a beacon of sustainable forest management in Mozambique. The primary goal is to extend this effort to cover 500,000 ha of Miombo forests to counteract the disconcerting pace of deforestation. The project's significance lies in its comprehensive approach, comprising three essential components: an optimized local timber value... read more

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Ghana – Form International

Restoration of a degraded forest area in the central part of Ghana

Amidst the charming landscapes of Ghana's Central region lies a project of significance initiated by Form International. Recognized for its aesthetic beauty and cultural diversity, this area has suffered from degradation. Form International strives to restore the ecological and agricultural benefits of this degraded forest area while simultaneously uplifting the lives of local cocoa farmers. Central to the strategy is the implementation of a zoning system, wherein mixed species plantings... read more

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Colombia – Corpocampo

Promoting sustainable community agroforestry in the Colombian Amazon

In the heart of the Colombian Amazon lies this remarkable project led by Corpocampo. Corpocampo is a not-for-profit organisation with a focus on the sustainable production of Amazonian non-timber forest products through an outgrower scheme. The central objective is to improve the well-being of local communities while fostering the responsible management of natural resources. Currently, the project entails the collaboration of 800 families who are engaged in establishing agroforestry systems around Açai palms. However,... read more

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Nicaragua – MLR Forestal

Forest landscape restoration through innovative agroforestry in Nicaragua. We work together with MLR Forestry, to turn the tide by focusing on landscape restoration through agroforestry by planting mixed teak and cacao on degraded lands. From 2020 onwards, the project manages assigned protection areas for gradual rehabilitation into natural lands, specifically in those areas that have suffered high levels of degradation.

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Peru – Amazon Restoration Company

Transforming degraded lands into an ecological buffer zone for an Amazonian national park and a new forestry business for value-added timber products. Revenues will be generated by producing and manufacturing sustainable and traceable (semi) timber products based on native species, for local and international markets. It will be a nucleus site, engaging existing smallholders and indigenous communities in an outgrower program to uplift the local socio-economic conditions.

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Congo – Noé

This National Park is one of the most biodiverse parks in Congo with dense forests, wetlands and savannahs giving home to populations of endangered forest elephants, great apes and turtles. The park is under increasing pressure of illegal mining, logging and poaching activities and additional revenues are needed for protection.