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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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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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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1m Trees in the new edition of “natur“

We are happy to share that an article about our 1m trees program has been published in the new edition of the German magazine “natur“ , covering topics such as nature, environment and how to achieve a better life. The February edition featuring “Good, bad palm oil“ shows the relevance of our program’s topic and […]

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Retrospective: 1m Trees Pilot Project 2014

After the first year of the program 1m Trees has passed and we have almost completed our pilot project, it is time to look back and see, what has been accomplished and where the program is standing now. After preparations running from January to March, the first activities were conducted in April. Tree nurseries were […]

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