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Project type: Agricultural, Forestry and landscapes
Standards: CCB, VCS
The Uganda Community Reforestation project organises hundreds of small community based tree planting initiatives on lands owned by subsistence farmers. Under traditional practices, farmers clear trees to increase available agricultural land, a process which erodes quality by removing nutrients from the soil. Forestry projects such as this combine carbon sequestration with sustainable development, helping to improve community livelihoods through education and training, and create additional sources of income beyond smallholder farming.
In addition to delivering emissions reductions to help take action to combat climate change (SDG 13), the project delivers other sustainable development benefits including:
Read More information to find out how the project delivers other sustainable development benefits.
I used to have a problem of not enough food for my family. When I started conservation farming through this initiative, the food supply increased and now I have surplus to sell. This has enabled me to send my children to school and improve our standard of living.
The opportunity to meet the farmers involved in the project gave Toni Robinson from Grundon Waste Management a new perspective on the impact of the project, bringing to life her company’s communications with customers and prospects.
Watch the video to learn more about the project through Toni’s visit to Uganda.