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OBJECTIVES

Since 2012, PUR Projet develop a large-scale reforestation, agroforestry and herbal planting in Yunnan, a Chinese province located in the far southwest of the country. The area is well-known for its great biodiversity as well as its medicinal plants, traditionally used for Chinese medicine. The Liming project aims at protecting and regenerating the local ecosystems while helping farmers progress, perpetuate and preserve their long-term tradition.

WHAT THIS PROJECT BRINGS

Increase, diversify and secure revenues by developing
sustainable economic activities from local species plantations
collectively managed

Preserve and restore the local biodiversity through the
development of agroforestry gardens

Reduce landslides and share ecology principles with farmers
(impact of trees on soil quality, importance of biodiversity, etc.)

Work in partnership with ethnic minorities having a long term
experience in collecting and processing Chinese medicinal
plants

Location

Liming villages, Yunnan province, China

Type

Agroforestry and reforestation

Local partner

Cooperative of Liming

Participants

130 producers in 2018

Achievements

72,801 trees planted in 2018 and 1,733,200 herbal plants planted

supply chain

Fruits and Vegetables , Medicinal Plants

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