Forest Landscape Restoration Approaches in Indonesia – Contribution of German Speaking Stakeholder

On December 18, 2017, Fairventures Worldwide and Unique forestry and land use GmbH invited stakeholder from the field of development cooperation, NGOs, practitioners, ministry officials and generally interested people to join an event regarding „Forest Landscape Restoration Approaches in Indonesia “, hosted at Uniclub Bonn. Dr. Horst Freiberg, BMUB, opened the evening with a keynote […]

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New Year, New Intercrops

Starting in 2018, peanuts will be planted in the 1 Million Trees program area Starting in 2018, approx. 15 smallholders from the 1 Million Trees program will begin to plant peanuts in the interspaces between the Sengon trees on their fields. The newly established activities regarding intercrops will mainly focus on the following aspects: peanuts […]

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Award-winning

Fairventures Worldwide is awarded during the World Climate Conference in Bonn and receives a prize for the reforestation approach within the frame of the 1 Million Trees Program in Borneo. During the World Climate Conference in Bonn on 14.11.17, the award ceremony of this year’s Solution Search Competition „Farming for Biodiversity“ took place. Out of 338 […]

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The Indonesian Bishop of the Kalimantan Church Visits Fairventures

In the context of his travels through Germany due to the 50th jubilee of the reformation, Wardinan Lidim, bishop of the Lutheran Kalimantan Church in Borneo, visited Stuttgart and spoke on Tuesday evening at Fairventures Worldwide about how the church wants to contribute to large-scale reforestation in Kalimantan. With the ongoing deforestation in Kalimantan and […]

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Two Women and Their Strong Contribution in Our Project Area

The project „Agroforestry Systems With Fruit Trees And Vegetables“ generates new success stories. As we are especially impressed by the great commitment of women in our project area, we would like to introduce two of them. Nulie Magat (left in the picture) has already planted different vegetables on her fields in the village of Tehang […]

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First Socialization Regarding Agroforestry Systems

As part of the project regarding agroforestry systems with fruit trees and vegetables, the first socializations were carried out in four districts in the project region. The purpose was to inform about the project activities, to present the environmental aspects of the project activities and to highlight the advantages of the cultivation of fruit and […]

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State Secretary Jochen Flasbarth visiting the 1 Million Trees program

As part of his trip to Indonesia in the middle of May, the State Secretary of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Jochen Flasbarth, visited the 1 Million Trees program in Borneo, Indonesia. Within this program, Fairventures has been implementing a project to rehabilitate degraded land with native tree […]

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The Monitoring Season 2017 Has Begun

For four weeks, our team in Borneo was collecting data regarding the development of the newly planted fields including the field mapping. Three teams were in charge of this year´s monitoring of the newly planted fields in Central Kalimantan, our program area. The Sengon trees were counted on the respective fields and the growth development of each […]

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Farmer Trainings successfully concludedd

256 farmers participated in our trainings on establishment and caretaking for planted forests this year. The trainings were designed to be practice-oriented; thus they were held directly at selected fields. The farmers could watch the trainers and practice with the newly acquired skills immediately. The trainings focused on field preparation and caretaking, the establishment of […]

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Successful Development of the Galati2020 Project

In May 2014, we launched our Galati2020 project with an open-ended and demand-oriented analysis workshop. By doing so, the idea was to find out which interventions the people in Galati required the most and how Fairventures could address those prevailing problems. By now, we have successfully managed to implement a first project called “FairCare”, dealing with […]

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