benefits of insetting projects

Trees provide unrivaled free ecosystem services. Today, there is no other investment in the financial market that delivers as many benefits to all stakeholders. As for agroforestry, it stands at the crossroads between forest conservation and agricultural development: it forms the foundation of a circular economy. 

The main benefits are for farmers & communities, the planet and for our corporate partners.

BENEFITS FOR FARMERS AND COMMUNITIES

 

Tree Products

INCOME INCREASE & DIVERSIFICATION

  • Yield increase
  • Fruit and timber sales
  • Self-sufficiency goods production (fuelwood, spices, herbs, construction, etc)
  • input reduction
Health

Health

  • Epidemic spread reduction
  • Atmospheric pollution reduction
  • Noise pollution reduction in urban areas
Activity diversification

ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Better resilience of crops
  • Limited impacts of extreme climatic events
  • Food sovereignty

 

Social cohesion

Social
cohesion

  • Better transparency and decision process
  • Favored communities interactions
  • Education and training
  • Emancipation and leadership
Culture and patrimony

CULTURE &
PATRIMONY

  • Traditional culture and know-how
    conservation
  • Land long-term value
  • Land titling process
  • Access to credits
  • Transmission of patrimony
Intangible benefits

INTANGIBLE
BENEFITS

  • Pride
  • Well-being
  • Happiness
  • ...

 

benefits for the PLANET

 

Climate

Climate

  • Mitigation: carbon sequestration, nitrous oxide emission reduction
  • Adaptation: microclimatic regulation, wind breaking
    effect, protection against natural catastrophes
Soils

Soils

  • Quality: soil organic carbon and
    nitrogen content enrichment, soil microbial activity enhancement, soil salinity, soil pollution remediation
  • Quantity: soil fixation, landslide frequency diminution, indirect erosion damage reduction
Biodiversity

Biodiversity

  • Support: inter-species favorable allelopathic interactions enhancement, pollination rate enhancement, integrated pest control
  • Conservation: biodiversity preservation for conservation value
Water

Water

  • Quality: nitrate, phosphate and pesticide pollution reduction, water turbidity reduction
  • Quantity: flooding frequency reduction, water local holding capacity enhancement, atmospheric water holding capacity enhancement

 

BENEFITS FOR CORPORATES

 

Supply chain

Supply chain

  • Agri-food commodity quality enhancement (quality control cost)
  • Transaction cost reduction
  • Supplier volume and timing reliability
  • Logistic costs reduction
  • Anticipation of future supply shortages
Brand equity

Brand equity

  • Environmental responsibility image
  • Social responsibility image

 

 

Human Resources

Human Resources

  • Employees performance
  • Better job-seekers attraction
  • Employees satisfaction and wellness enhancement