Indonesian Pioneer of the Timber Industry Visits the 1 Million Trees Program Area

Indonesia’s innovative entrepreneur and Woodlam founder, Jeshua Sadeli, visited the smallholders in the 1 Million Trees program area from Fairventures Worldwide in Central Kalimantan to introduce and share his experience with local lightwoods in the construction industry. The focus of his presentation was the potential of lightwood such as Sengon as construction timber and his […]

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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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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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Indonesian Lightwood Cooperation Forum in Jakarta

Fairventures Worldwide organized the first “Indonesian Lightwood Cooperation Forum (ILCF)” on May 13th, 2017, during the biggest furniture fair in Indonesia, the so-called IFEX. Renowned speakers from Indonesia, Germany, Singapore and Switzerland provided insights into topics like product innovation, increase of the value chain and afforestation. Furthermore, the speakers pointed out opportunities for modern wood […]

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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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