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Romania : a project that creates social bonds

Reforest'Action is now supporting its first reforestation project in Romania, located in the village of Bobâlna. 20,000 trees have been planted on 5 hectares to generate environmental and social benefits, while creating local social bonds.

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Europe - Romania - Transylvania - Cluj - NGO - Restoration - collaboration - héritage - transmission

Ecuador: creating virtuous synergies to safeguard Amazonia

From 4 to 16 March 2021, Stéphane Hallaire, founder and President of Reforest'Action, and Marc Palahi, Director of the European Forest Institute and President of the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance (CBA), travelled to Ecuador to meet indigenous people living in the Amazon as well as representatives of the Ecuadorian government. Their goal? To move towards a common approach to help save the Amazon rainforest.

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Ecuador - indigenous communities - forest - Amazon

Restoring forests with spekboom in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

In the Eastern Cape of South Africa, intensive farming has severely impacted the surrounding ecosystems and biodiversity. Over the last decades, approximately 80% of the 1.5 million ha of spekboom thicket has been degraded. To address spekboom thicket degradation, restoration programmes are being implemented more frequently within the province.

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Eastern Cape - South Africa - Restoration

speakers of 2022 Global Forest Summit

The second edition of the Global Forest Summit

The second edition of the Global Forest Summit took place in Brussels on 24 march. The Global Forest Summit aims to follow the trends on forests to ensure a science-driven policy debate around four core themes: Combating Deforestation; Ensuring Forest Landscape Restoration; Fostering Sustainable Management of Forests; Financing all above-mentioned ambitions. It also aims to encourage actions to preserve forests.

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GFS - forest - Forest Restoration - ecosystems retoration - Bioeconomy

What is a forest garden?

Forest gardens, or garden forests, are ecosystems based on a permaculture approach to food production. They thrive on the synergies achieved by the diversity of species planted.

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forest garden - edible forest - food forest - agroforestry - permaculture - ecosystem - self-sufficiency

Restoring mangrove ecosystems for the people of Sumatra

On Sumatra island (Indonesia), the restoration of mangroves initiated in the summer of 2021 continues to secure the development of long-term income-generating activities.

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Indonesia - mangrove - aquaculture - batik - ecotourism

The Global Forest Summit: an annual meeting to monitor commitments to forests

After a first edition in 2021, the Global Forest Summit will be held on March 24. Co-organized by Reforest'Action and the Open Diplomacy Institute, and with a ten-year ambition, it will bring together all stakeholders to monitor the main global forest trends by 2030 and encourage action.

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GFS - forest - déforestation - Restoration - Sustainable management of forests

International Water Day: paying tribute to a major ally of forests

22 March is World Water Day. This global celebration was set up by the United Nations in 1993 to highlight the importance of fresh water for all living things and the need to make it accessible to all.

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forest - International Water Day - Water

Bocage hedges are vegetal fences

All you need to know about hedgerows: definition, composition, regulations and cost

The hedgerows began to disappear from the French farming landscape in the 1970s. This was a time when many farmers were forced to increase yields if their holdings were to survive. We have since become aware of how important and useful hedgerows are on many levels, and they are now starting to reappear in our countryside.

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hedgerows - rustic hedges - living hedges - hedges - riparian hedgerows - how to plant - maintenance - plant fences - banks - ditches - herbaceous layer - shrub layer - tree layer

Planting a tree requires several prerequisites

When and how to plant a tree

Planting a tree should not be a matter of guesswork. Here is an overview of techniques and tips on how to go about it.

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planting - tree - shrubs - planting techniques - planting period - planting distance - how to plant