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Panama
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Localisation
Panama
Type
Afforestation, Reforestation Revegetation (ARR)
Registry
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Sustainable Development Goals

1. Pas de pauvreté

Sustainable income sources

from sale of certified tropical timber, carbon credits, cocoa and seed materials

4. Éducation de qualité

Environmental education

through dedicated programmes and training

8. Travail décent et croissance économique

150+ jobs

created for locals in project operations, including scouting and fire prevention

13. Lutte contre le changement climatique

43,000 tonnes of CO2e

sequestered on average per year

15. Vie terrestre

13,385 hectares

protected and restored by the project

Le projet

The primary aim of the project is to reforest the 13,385 ha with mostly native tree species reestablishing a mixed tropical forest. The project areas are divided between several fincas (small-scale farms), which are all managed to the same foresty management plan. The project also establishes areas that are used for the fair production of organic cacao and sustainable timber; the forest management received FSC certification (Forest Stewardship Council), the cocoa production is UTZ certified.

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Les résultats

Thanks to its sustainable management, the project ensures biodiversity protection and ecosystem restoration while providing opportunities to locals for sustainable livelihoods. All the 150 project employees receive a wage above the legal minimum, including health insurance and a pension fund. They also have optional benefits including life insurance, training and further education and for the poorest quarter of the local population, school fee subsidies are available through the project.

Project ID: 301717
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