We Are Pragmatic Visionaries!

Fairventures Worldwide is a non-profit organization based in Stuttgart, Germany. We combine forestry and modern technologies to reforest degraded areas in the tropics. In cooperation with smallholder farmers in Indonesia and Uganda, we create sustainable forests from timber and food crops. These provide local people with a secure income, help to preserve biodiversity and counteract climate change.

Together with partners from academia, the business community and the public sector, we combine reforestation with sustainable value chains in the timber industry to replace climate-damaging building materials such as concrete, cement and steel. We finance our work with donations, grants, corporate partnerships and consulting services.

Where we work


Good forests as climate solutions.

Why Forests?


Empowering farmers through reforestation and responsible value chain management.

What We Do

Our Structure

Our Story

In his TEDx Talk, our Executive Director Johannes Schwegler tells our founding story and shows how we can work together to plant 100 million trees.

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Our Milestones


Acquisition of Swisscontact Germany and tranformation into Fairventures Worldwide gGmbH.


Start of the “One Million Trees” program


Opening of the Indonesia country office


Winners of the Solution Search: Social Impact Award at the UN Climate Conference in Bonn


Opening of the Uganda country office


Winners of the Google Impact Challenge Germany


Fairventures Social Forestry established as private sector sister company


Establishment of PT Social Forestry as private sector arm in Indonesia


Successful completion of “One Million Trees” in Borneo


Launch of our app TREEO

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