Our Annual Report is Online!

  In the new annual report on the 2019-2020 planting year, you can learn more about the difference your support and contributions have made in recent months and what we have achieved together for the environment, climate and people in Indonesia and Uganda. Thank you for embarking with us on this journey! Transparent and responsible […]

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New Milestone „One Million Trees“

Incredible, but true! We actually did it, the millionth seedling is distributed and we can finish the project One Million Trees successfully. We have been working on our reforestation program since 2014, and for a long time the goal of one million seedlings seemed to be a long way off. With the completion of the […]

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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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The Third Planting Phase Comes to an End

About 220.000 seedlings were planted by 482 smallholders and their families during the third planting phase. That is the successful result at the end of the planting phase, which kept the farmers and the project team on site busy from the end of November 2016 until mid of February 2017. The project team of the […]

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Smallholder Midie – A Short Portrait

The field of smallholder Midie, a new participant of the One Million Trees program, is located between the villages of Talaken and Samui. During the actual planting phase he received the seedlings of Sengon from the nursery in Samui for the first time. He will complement his variety of cassava, bananas, ginger and bamboo with the new […]

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An Entire Family Comes Together to Plant Sengon

As the seedling distribution is coming to an end in Talaken, we joined Suadi and Mahuy Bean to deliver 500 seedlings to the field of Hassim and his family. Just a 15 minutes drive with the small Mitsubishi truck filled with bags of seedlings from the nursery and we arrived at their small field: Directly besides the […]

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Soil and Its Composition – an Insight into Our One Million Trees Program

Soil? Isn’t it just ground and dirt? Not at all, because in fact it is an underestimated part of ecosystems, which determines whether plants are thriving or shrinking. Besides light, soil is the most important requirement for the growth of seedlings as it is also a source for water and nutrients. Ground textures and various types […]

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From the Nursery to the Field – How the New Seedlings are Planted

During the last three days of November, 6250 seedlings found their way already from Suhadi’s nursery in Talaken to the fields. This year, many smallholders took the responsibility to choose, pack and transport their seedlings by themselves. Even the youngest helped to load the trucks with 250 to 500 seedlings to deliver them to the fields. […]

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Reporting Live From the Project Villages

My name is Jule Niepmann and I’m lucky to get the opportunity to witness the planting season this year while doing a four months apprenticeship within the 1 Million Trees program on Borneo. Until the end of February, I’m taking a break from my forestry studies in Rottenburg/Neckar to spend time in the program area in Central Kalimantan […]

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