Nine demonstration gardens established and own production capacities expanded

Up to date, TECOMA has established nine Moringa demonstration gardens in cooperation with five health centers, three schools, and one private partner. The respective fields are planted, maintained and harvested by especially formed “Moringa-Clubs” that are supported by TECOMA. The relevant objective is not only to improve the diet within the listed institutions, but also […]

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Professional consulting regarding tree and soil

Martin Nesensohn, a German agronomist, visited the “1m trees” project area in May this year. He analyzed the different soil types and observed the growth of the plants on the particular soils. After a professional assessment he created individual plans for the soil preparation. The next seedlings will be planted in planting holes that are […]

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Review of the Days of Sustainability

On the 12th of June, the Days of Sustainability took place all over Baden-Württemberg. We organized an Open House event at our office where guests were able to get an insight in our projects, discuss with our team their questions regarding international development cooperation, and try tasty Moringa tea and cake. We would like to thank everyone […]

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Advanced Courses for Nursery Operators and Farmers

The 1m Trees team and their partners organized several training programs for farmers and local nursery operators from the project area in April and May this year. The first activity was a one month field training on a plantation with nursery in Sukabumi, West Java. Nine participants from Central Kalimantan joined different classes and practical […]

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Numerous Moringa trees planted at schools and health centres

During the last months, TECOMA, our local project partner in the Teso-region (Uganda), has established about 14 partnerships with schools and health centers. As a result, so-called “Moringa Clubs” have been formed and with the beginning of the raining season, Moringa demonstration gardens were established. On-site as well was our project officer Felix Siebel and […]

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Successful Exhibition Participation for Peru and Indonesia at “interzum“

On behalf of the Import Promotion Desk (IPD), the German program for import promotion, Fairventures presented three wood-producing companies from Indonesia and interesting wood types from Peru at a so-called joint booth “Indonesia and Peru“ from May 5-8, 2015. The three Indonesian companies – Kayu Teak, Kayu Multiguna and Budi Tamora – presented themselves and […]

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Fairventures at the CSR Forum in Ludwigsburg!

With around 750 participants in 2014, the German CSR forum is the biggest and most influential event when it comes to Corporate Social Responsibility and brings representatives of economy, politics and the public together. As a consequence, this forum is an ideal platform for Fairventures to raise attention concerning the ongoing problem of deforestation and […]

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Launch of the Sengon Processing

Since the beginning of 1m Trees you could learn here, that we are planting fast-growing tree species with farmers from three villages in Central Kalimantan. The farmers receive training and we distribute seedlings. In the course of the program, we would like to strengthen the local value chain and establish a processing industry with saw […]

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Moringa project in Soroti: Change of the project manager and visit on site

In the beginning of March, the project management team at Fairventures has changed. Previous person in charge, Benjamin Bräuer, will now be succeeded by Felix Siebel, who will take over his role. However, Benjamin will still accompany the project on the side and support the people of the Teso region (Uganda). We are very thankful […]

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Moringa project in Lokichoggio: Steps towards sustainability

In the fifth training at the end of February, TECOMA trainer George William and project manager Isaac Githu finalized the sustainability strategy of the project and trained the trainees in their role as multipliers. We successfully implemented the theory in practice: The trainees visited schools, health centers and community meetings in order to inform adults, […]

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