Trees of Hope

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The Clinton Hunter Development Initiative (The Clinton Foundation)
Potential offsets:
Capacity of 70,000 MTCDE per year
Generated offsets:
22,550 MTCDE to date, next delivery September 2012
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What's it about

The Trees of Hope project supports small-scale farmers in the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions through afforestation/reforestation activities in the Dowa and Keno Districts in Central and Southern Malawi.

The project is being undertaken by the Clinton Hunter Development Initiative (CHDI). CHDI provides farmers with training and capacity building to facilitate tree planting activities that contribute to increased carbon sequestration in biomass as well as economic and social co-benefits for local producers.

The land-use systems used are boundary planting, dispersed interplanting, mango and citrus fruit orchards and woodlots. CHDI is now working with over 1,200 producers (individuals and communities) and continues to register new participants on a regular basis.

These producers collectively manage over 800,000 trees. Additional accomplishments include the creation of two nurseries which grow trees for local producers.

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Users involved

Abel Tablada

Abel Tablada  sponsored this project

Zohar Lederman

Zohar Lederman  sponsored this project

Kevin Cawley

Kevin Cawley  sponsored this project

Ian Devlin

Ian Devlin  sponsored this project

Oliver Webel

Oliver Webel  sponsored this project

Patrick Sentes

Patrick Sentes  sponsored this project

Victor Cruzate

Victor Cruzate  sponsored this project

Rizwan Khokhar

Rizwan Khokhar  sponsored this project

Rune Lykke-Kjeldsen

Rune Lykke-Kjeldsen  sponsored this project

Anna-Karin Birnik

Anna-Karin Birnik  sponsored this project

Jacky Liu

Jacky Liu  sponsored this project

Wayne Stanford

Wayne Stanford  sponsored this project

Jack Holmes

Jack Holmes  sponsored this project

Joel Billinger

Joel Billinger  sponsored this project

Miriam Birnik

Miriam Birnik  sponsored this project

Henric Diefke

Henric Diefke  sponsored this project

Lars Christensson

Lars Christensson  sponsored this project

Laimei Yip

Laimei Yip  sponsored this project

Olof Lundström

Olof Lundström  sponsored this project

Andreas Birnik

Andreas Birnik  is interested in this project

Andreas Birnik

Andreas Birnik  sponsored this project

Victor Cruzate

Victor Cruzate  is interested in this project

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