Financial Trainings for Women and Smallholders

At the end of May, financial trainings for the participants of the 1 Million Trees program took place in the program villages of Talaken, Bereng Jun and Takaras. Overall, 70 people participated, whereof 42 were female and 28 male. The workshops were held by our partner organization, the Borneo Institute, in cooperation with Lembaga Dayak […]

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Successful Information Meetings about Intercropping

In March this year, the intercropping project within the scope of the 1 Million Trees program in Borneo has started. On degraded fields where fast-growing wood species have been planted already, vegetables and other crops will be planted now in free interspaces between those trees. As a consequence, smallholders are able to harvest the respective […]

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The Role of Women in the 1 Million Trees Program

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2016, with its theme “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”, we would like to put the role of women in the 1 Million Trees program in the spotlight. Whether we are talking about climate change, land right conflicts or rural livelihoods – in […]

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A Perfect Fit: How the Program 1 Million Trees for Borneo and the “Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development” match

The year 2016 started with a huge step towards sustainable development: the new UN “Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development” replaces the Millennium Development Goals. The 1 Million Trees program by Fairventures Worldwide successfully implements many of those goals that are set in the respective UN-Agenda by now. In September 2015 the United Nations Summit took […]

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Report from Climate Change Conference in Paris, by Simeon Max

The United Nations have convened in Paris for the 21st Climate Change Conference of Parties. As a delegate with the International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA) I have participated in this significant conference joined by more than 30,000 delegates from countries all around the world. Until the end of this week, negotiators have time to develop a […]

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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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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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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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