African People & Wildlife
The project will create Living Walls for 51 new households in northern Tanzania, which involves growing 7,463 trees. Living Walls are environmentally friendly corrals that keep livestock safe for rural families in northern Tanzania. They are built by growing a circle of Commiphora trees to serve as posts for chain link fencing. As the trees grow, they add height to the wall and create an impenetrable barrier. Living Walls prevent livestock attacks by large carnivores with a 99% success rate.
Community Forests International
This project will grow 16,000 trees specifically to repair damaged coastal mangrove forests and help protect several communities across Pemba Island that are particularly impacted by sea level rise and illegal cutting – impacts that continue to result in the destruction of local drinking water supplies due to saltwater intrusion.
Eden Reforestation Projects
The growing of 150,000 trees by Eden Reforestation Projects will provide income and food security to alleviate local poverty.Read More
Regenerating acacia trees in Samburu, Kenya
Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) of 40,541 trees by paying local people who submit geotagged photos of each tree.Read More
Green Again Madagascar
Community-based forest restoration in eastern Madagascar
Critical work restoring 5,714 trees to one of the most biodiverse tropical rainforest in the world with a method that uses fewer trees to stimulate natural forest regeneration and minimizes damage from wildfires.Read More
The project will reforest land with 66,667 trees in and around Rabuor, Kenya. Tree varieties selected will include those bearing fruit, increasing soil fertility, tolerating drought, and providing protection from weather like sun and wind, in an effort to promote food security and resilience to climatic changes.Read More
Sankandi Youth Development Association
The project will restore 100,000 mangrove trees. This project will contribute to the alleviation of poverty in rural areas of Gambia, contribute to the improvement of health and social-economic conditions in vulnerable groups of the community as well as to promote sustainable development initiatives, creativity, self-reliance and responsibility in the community. This will be achieved through enhancing and restoring areas of mangrove forest that have suffered degradation and removal over the past three decades. Mangrove restoration will bring enhanced ecosystem services (such as fisheries) and we will also work to establish mangrove-related small enterprises.
Trees for the Future
This project from Trees for the Future, a female-led U.S. based nonprofit, tackles agroforestry in Uganda with the planting of 57,000 trees. The organization has seen great results from its Forest Garden Approach and is noted for achieving low costs per tree.Read More
Fauna & Flora International
Fauna & Flora International will partner with Tajikistan’s government forestry services to grow 43,182 native fruit and nut trees. These crops play an important role in regional economic generation and erosion and landslide prevention.Read More
Maruvan will grow 1,600 trees in Jodhpur dedicated to bringing back native forests using the Miyawaki method. We are in the process of collecting native wild tree seeds and aim to develop a functional seed bank. We are also creating traditional water harvesting structures along with developing natural habitat for humans with local communities and village elders.Read More
This project will grow 14,250 trees in community forests. We produce seedlings of high value tree species which are distributed to local farming families along with education on best forestry practices and ongoing monitoring and support. The trees help the environment and become an important component of the farmer’s livelihood.Read More
This project will grow 6,173 trees of endemic species in south east Spain. Within the large-scale restoration plan that Alvelal has designed, to create a large green corridor for biodiversity in southeast Spain, with serious problems of desertification, erosion, soil loss, and general deterioration. We will be able to restore health to the ecosystem, protecting the soil from erosive processes, increasing biodiversity, generating a space for birds and pollinators, and increasing the capacity to retain rainwater.
Perennial Agriculture Institute
The project has two components. First, a guide to trees with edible leaves, and second, distribution of free seeds of vegetable trees to development projects throughout Central America and the Caribbean.
Aliados will partner with communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon to restore forests in biodiversity hotspots threatened by deforestation from oil, mining, cattle ranching, and mono-crop agriculture. Using an agroforestry technique, it will grow 9,500 new trees to improve the livelihood of the region.Read More
Bosque de Niebla A.C.
This project will establish 36,000 trees of inga alley cropping, an agricultural system with fast-growing nitrogen-fixing trees that allow carbon sequestration in both above-ground biomass and soil. Current conventional treeless farming systems have caused soil degradation and created dependence on expensive and polluting inputs. This system also produces staple foods , and essential resources needed to cover a family’s annual consumption.
Common Vision will grow 150 trees, provide job opportunities for urban youth and engage students with school gardens and greenspace.Read more
DESPRI Haiti will protect Pine National Park from deforestation and grow 24,490 new trees.
DESPRI Haiti will grow 16,327 Moringa trees, a fast growing, drought-resistant fruit tree that will provide food, medicine, and water purification as well as help income security for local women’s self-help groups.Read More
Fondation pour la Protection de la Biodiversite Marine
The growing of 7,500 trees by Fondation pour la Protection de la Biodiversité Marine will promote Mangrove restoration, income generation, and apiculture in northern Haiti.Read More
Green Forests Work
This project will restore 4,000 trees including red spruce habitat along the Allegheny Front, extending from West Virginia into Pennsylvania, and shortleaf pine-upland oak restoration in the Cumberland Plateau region of Kentucky and Tennessee. Many surface mined lands were excessively compacted and revegetated with non-native plants during reclamation, which hinders the regeneration of native forest types.
Hui Malama i ke Ala ‘Ulili
Transforming 80 acres of eucalyptus plantation into Hawaiʻi’s largest breadfruit agroforest, growing 455 trees by an Indigenous nonprofit and worker-cooperative collaboration.Read More
Inga Alley Cropping 11,000 trees for food security, cash crops and timber crops in Honduras.Read More
Lomakatsi Restoration Project
Bear Creek Post-Fire Reforestation Project
Indigenous led, fire riparian salmon habitat restoration growing 3,333 trees before the rainy season causes more erosion.Read More
Mangrove Action Project
Community-Based Ecological Mangrove Restoration (CBEMR) approach is catalytic for offsetting the risks within mangrove planting by changing hydrology and the root causes of deforestation.Read More
Maya Nut Institute
The Maya Nut Institute will add 21,375 trees to native tree crops to uplift indigenous communities in Guatemala, creating employment opportunities for women, teaching youth about reforestation, and providing school lunches.Read More
The Greening of Detroit
The black and latinx led organization, The Greening of Detroit, will plant 87 trees to expand canopy cover and watershed restoration in Detroit, directly combating the dangers of urban heat island effect.Read More
A project from Tree People that adds 24 trees to the streets of Los Angeles, reducing extreme heat days by up to 20°F. Local high school students and community members will help plant and protect these trees.Read More
Trees That Feed People
This project will grow 3,750 trees in 12 Caribbean countries. The mission is growing fruit trees to feed people, create jobs and benefit the environment.
Trees, Water & People
Trees, Water & People will re-establish indigenous foodways and create jobs in one of the most impoverished regions of the United States with the growing of 6,000 trees.
A project led by the Suyapa indigenous leaders in collaboration with Trees, Water & People that will address urban heat island effect and protect the biggest watershed in Honduras with the growing of 40,000 trees.Read More
Tribal Eco Restoration Alliance (TERA)
TERA works to revitalize ecology, economy, and culture through indigenous-led stewardship. This is a catalytic project providing general operating support that will allow TERA as a young organization in a rural and socioeconomically disadvantaged area to build the foundation for its on-the-job training program in 2021 and beyond. The TERA workforce focuses on ecological restoration services including oak woodland restoration, cultural burning to restore forest health and reforestation projects.
Associacao Ambientalista Copaiba
This project will grow 1,667 trees in riparian areas to minimize erosion on the banks of watercourses and restore the forest.Read More
CIPAV- Center for Research on Agricultural Production Systems
This project will focus on growing 1,515 multipurpose native trees that can enhance soil quality in degraded and compacted grazing land. We will also grow a variety of native timber trees, other nitrogen fixing species, fruit trees and native palms that can provide edible fruits for the cattle.Read More