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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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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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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1mTrees Gearing up for last Plantings in 2015

The whole project team of 1m Trees is busily working on the preparations for the upcoming plantings in 2015. Seedlings are currently growing in the nurseries and will be ready for planting in December and January. Until then, there is still a lot of work to do. Last year’s plantings have to be measured, new […]

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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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Review of the Days of Sustainability

On the 12th of June, the Days of Sustainability took place all over Baden-Württemberg. We organized an Open House event at our office where guests were able to get an insight in our projects, discuss with our team their questions regarding international development cooperation, and try tasty Moringa tea and cake. We would like to thank everyone […]

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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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Support Fairventures while doing your online shopping

Fairventures and our “1 Million Trees for Borneo“ program can now be found on Gooding, which means you can now do your online shopping in one of 1.000 cooperating shops (e.g. Amazon, Ebay, Zalando, etc.) and meanwhile support us! With each purchase in one of these shops, Fairventures receives a bonus of about 5 % […]

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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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