IMPACTS of AN insetting project

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.

FOR FARMERS AND COMMUNITIES

DIVERSIFY AGRICULTURAL INCOME

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

SUPPORT COMMUNITY'S health

  • Epidemic spread reduction
  • Atmospheric pollution reduction
  • Noise pollution reduction in urban areas
  • Protection against extreme heath

BETTER ADAPT TO CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Better resilience of crops (soil fertility, watercycle regulation, biodiversity, ...)
  • Limited impacts of extreme climatic events (storm, heatwave, hail, ...)
  • Food sovereignty

SUPPORT & REINFORCE SOCIAL COHESION

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

ENRICH CULTURE & PATRIMONY

  • Traditional culture and know-how
    conservation
  • Land long-term value
  • Land titling and access to credits
  • Transmission of patrimony

INTANGIBLE & CULTURAL BENEFITS

  • Pride
  • Well-being
  • Happiness
  • Hope, ...

for the PLANET

Climate

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

Soils

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

Biodiversity

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

Water

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

FOR CORPORATES

Supply chain

  • Agri-food commodity quality enhancement, supplier volume and timing reliability
  • Logistic costs reduction, Anticipation of future supply shortages

Brand equity

  • Environmental responsibility image
  • Social responsibility image
  • Influence and recognition inside the supply chain and on the market

Human Resources

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