reforestation

Why small farmers are crucial in the fight against deforestation

Deforestation is one of the main contributors to climate change and biodiversity loss. It damages and destroys ecosystems, adversely impacts livelihoods and reduces carbon sequestration. To stem this phenomenon,…

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Why small farmers are crucial in the fight against deforestation

The fight against deforestation often minimizes the role of smallholder farmers. Yet their activities adversely impact forests, the same forests on which they more than anyone else rely for their food…

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How a 20-something persuaded thousands of kenyan farmers to save…

Micro-forestry provides a way to re-green the land and provide a profit to poor families at the same time.

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Meet the man who replanted a forest all by himself

In the north of India, Jadav Payeng has been replanting trees on a river island since 1979. Today, “his” forest is rich in wildlife, and Payeng is the subject of an inspirational documentary.

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Trees Are Heroes: They Save Hundreds Of Lives A Year

In 2010, America's pollution-sucking powerhouses saved an estimated 850 lives and prevented about 670,000 cases of severe respiratory problems.

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Biomimetics: From cyborgs to reforestation

Science fiction has always explored the potential of biomimetics, but it tends to focus on producing miniature spy robots rather than the creation of forests in the desert. This is a shame, as the future…

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Four questions to Manoj Kumar, CEO of Naandi Foundation

Through these few words Manoj Kumar, the CEO of Naandi foundation is talking about the capacity of his organisation to carry out this program with the local population which goes far beyond planting fruit…

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FACTS Reports’ special issue on the Livelihoods Fund: sharing…

Facts Reports is a journal published by the Veolia Environment Institute which aims to share the knowledge of field actors working on development…

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Cerro San Gil, Guatemala a new Livelihoods venture

The Livelihoods fund launches a new project in Guatemala in the area of ​​Cerro San Gil, near the Caribbean coast on the border of Guatemala, Honduras and Belize.

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Hifadhi distribution in pictures

In Kenya, Livelihoods has partnered with Climate Pal to invest in an ambitious project aiming to improve large scale cook-stoves and to create a dynamic community for reforestation and small-scale agriculture.

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