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The Cochabamba Project
Potential offsets:
Capacity of 60,000 MTCDE per year
Generated offsets:
34,766 MTCDE to date, next delivery September 2012
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What's it about

ArBolivia is an alternative business initiative to promote reforestation and fair trade. The initiative seeks practical solutions to worldwide increasing deforestation, climate change, and poverty in development countries.

ArBolivia will reforest 6,000 hectares in the subtropical lowlands of the Amazon Basin in Bolivia through small-scale forestry plantations with local farm families, using almost entirely native tree species. It includes the on-farm establishment of ecological corridors, protective plantations as well as sustainable agricultural land use.

The initiative is the first in its kind to implement reforestation through an association between local smallholders and outside ethical investors. To alleviate the initial investments, financial revenues are obtained as well through Environmental Services, given that every tree planted contributes to the environment and the conservation of soils, watersheds and biodiversity.

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Users involved

Marcel Noordman

Marcel Noordman  sponsored this project

Ian Devlin

Ian Devlin  sponsored this project

Zhang Haoqiang

Zhang Haoqiang  is interested in this project

Yael Birin

Yael Birin  sponsored this project

Jacky Liu

Jacky Liu  sponsored this project

Niklas Thulin

Niklas Thulin  sponsored this project

Olof Lundström

Olof Lundström  sponsored this project

Marcel Noordman

Marcel Noordman  sponsored this project

Pedro Pedrosa

Pedro Pedrosa  sponsored this project

Olof Lstrom

Olof Lstrom  sponsored this project

Miriam Birnik

Miriam Birnik  sponsored this project

Harris Zaidi

Harris Zaidi  sponsored this project

Soren Petersen

Soren Petersen  sponsored this project

Victor Cruzate

Victor Cruzate  sponsored this project

Leif Birnik

Leif Birnik  sponsored this project

Victor Cruzate

Victor Cruzate  is interested in this project

Lai Mun Yip

Lai Mun Yip  sponsored this project

May Myat

May Myat  sponsored this project

Andreas Birnik

Andreas Birnik  sponsored this project

Soup Mario

Soup Mario  is interested in this project

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