Eden Reforestation Projects

The non-profit organization is planting more than 67 different native tree species in northwestern Madagascar. The trees are planted on different planting sites, ranging from mangrove estuaries to tropical dry deciduous forests. Healthy native forests are evolving, creating a home to more than 200,000 species of plants and animals that don’t exist anywhere else in the world.

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Impact

Social impact

Alleviates extreme poverty & creates consistent income for locals.

Environmental impact

Creates healthy native forests & combats climate change and biodiversity loss.

Economic impact

Increases the employment rate of the local population with a positive impact on the economic constitution of the state.

Goals of

Eden Reforestation Projects

"Planting trees. Saving Lives." The project supports local and often impoverished people to become a driving force of global reforestation. By employing local people to plant trees, Eden's reforestation projects in Madagascar create sustainable income and help alleviate the extreme poverty in the area. Their work creates healthy native forests that support a variety of species, countering climate change and biodiversity loss.

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Learn more about the project in this video from the planting sites

Benefits of planting with

Eden Reforestation Projects

Receive regular information on the reforestation.
Download a tree certificate for every tree.
Get access to the project's picture collection.

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Good health and well-being
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
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Zero Hunger
Ensure sustainable food production systems and implement resilient agricultural practices
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No Poverty
Take action to end poverty in all its forms everywhere.
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Gender Equality
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
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Decent Work And Economic Growth
Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
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Climate Action
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
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Life On Land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
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Reduced inequalities
Reduce inequality within and among countries
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Life below water
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
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Partnerships for the goals
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Where are the trees planted?

The trees are planted in northwestern Madagascar all year round. The reforestation of mangroves along the coastline is stabilizing it from erosion, protecting the coastal communities from storms and other weather events. In the upland the reforestation of dry deciduous forests restores eroded land and protects it against flooding. These forests also expand vital habitat for wildlife.