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PUR Projet

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Area: 5888268 km2
Countries:
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Ethiopia, France, Morocco, Peru, Thailand
Regions: Amazonas, Awash, Chao Phraya, Churchill River, Colombia, Eyre Lake, Huang He (Yellow River), Magdalena, Seine
Organization SDGs:
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Water Use Efficiency (SDG 6.4)
Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
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Soil Erosion and Health
Nature-Based Solutions
Conservation Agriculture/Agronomy
Services Offered: Communications & outreach
Project management
Stakeholder engagement & facilitation
Org. Type: NGO / Civil Society
Org. Size: Medium (100 - 499 Employees)
Language: English
Org. Website: www.purprojet.com
Org. Source: User
Profile Completion: 89%
Coalition: No

Organization Overview

We develop agroforestry projects within the supply chains of companies (Insetting) and value water benefits, among others. We develop as well a Trees4Water valuation tool that we would like to share with your platform.

WE REGENERATE ECOSYSTEMS TO IMPROVE LIVELIHOODS AND STRENGTHEN SUPPLY CHAINS.

PUR Projet works with companies to regenerate the ecosystems they depend upon. While empowering local communities to operate long-term socio-environmental projects, we help companies…

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We develop agroforestry projects within the supply chains of companies (Insetting) and value water benefits, among others. We develop as well a Trees4Water valuation tool that we would like to share with your platform.

WE REGENERATE ECOSYSTEMS TO IMPROVE LIVELIHOODS AND STRENGTHEN SUPPLY CHAINS.

PUR Projet works with companies to regenerate the ecosystems they depend upon. While empowering local communities to operate long-term socio-environmental projects, we help companies strengthen their supply chains through agroforestry, land restoration and sustainable agricultural practices. As a social business, we are a cost-efficient, purpose-driven company, reinvesting profits in the development of innovative sustainable projects, encouraging local entrepreneurial initiatives, preserving our natural capital for a virtuous economy.

  • 56 Projects WorldWide
  • 17,600,000 Planted Trees
  • 215,000,000 Trees Under Conservation
  • 54,000 PLanting Farmers

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Planting of Trees to Restore Watershed Health, in Partnership with Farmers in the Province of Alberta The project focus for the first year was put on restoring the Blindman River, an affluent of Red Deer River. Agricultural activities have led … Learn More

Creates in 2016 this project aims at: Establish riparian zone areas around dairy and farm fields to reduce nutrient runoff into streams Support farm livelihoods through shelterbelt, eco-buffers, orchard, and windbreak tree planting Reduced the amount of phosphorus runoff and … Learn More

Created in 2014, this project aims at: Providing solutions to coffee farmers to face climate change. Helping farmers produce qualitative coffee by planting trees in coffee’s parcels to create shadow. Empowering communities through agroforestry practices. “All the family is involved … Learn More

Created in 2014, this project aims at: Reinforce the movement towards coffee farming sustainability, limiting impacts of erosion on the one hand and developing new business opportunities for producers on the other hand; Empower a limited number of first level … Learn More

Created in 2012, this project’s goals are: Diversify and increase farmers’ revenue Increase biodiversity and mitigate climate change Preservation of heritage and cultural methods Social cohesion and organization This project, initiated by the chocolate maker Chocolats Halba and locally conducted … Learn More

In partnership with the Nordesta Association, this reforestation project aims to reforest the sources of Brazil's third most important river, the Sâo Francisco river, upon which a third of the Brazilian population depends. A wide variety of native trees is … Learn More

A pioneering reforestation and agroforestry project developed in partnership with Acopagro small-scale cocoa farmers cooperative, certified organic and fair trade. This project was created in 2008, with following objectives: Protect ecosystems by developing agroforestry to ensure long-term sustainability of cocoa … Learn More

The “People of the Forest” project is helping restore degraded areas in the Amazon, in partnership with native communities, such as the Ashaninka people. The Ashaninka communities depend on the forest for their livelihood. This reforestation project enables them to … Learn More

A pioneering agroforestry and reforestation project in the Peruvian Amazon OBJECTIVES Half of the Lamas territory is still covered with primary rainforest. In order to preserve these forests and reduce the pressure on natural areas, the Oro Verde cooperative works … Learn More

PUR Hexagone is a program aiming at planting trees and shrubs in parts of France, in close partnership with farmers and land owners willing to improve their crops systems through agroforestry. This program aims at supporting: Biodiversity Soils fertility improvement … Learn More

Created in 2011, this project aims at: Restoring and protecting forest biodiversity to ensure ecosystem services, Increasing the resilience of forests against climate change, Involving volunteers in forest work to increase environmental awareness. “Planting was a great experience for me, … Learn More

This plantation project in the Davos region of Switzerland aims to conserve and sustainably manage local forests in order to maintain the tourist appeal of one of the largest ski resorts. The Greener Davos project has a highly symbolic significance … Learn More

Created in 2009 this projects aims at: Regenerating Transylvania’s forest ecosystems by planting native tree species in carefully selected locations, Promoting environmental awareness among school students by involving them in the planting of the trees and the maintenance of orchards … Learn More

Restoring ecosystems and promoting social welfare with farmers of La Mancha Created in 2013 this project aims at: Supporting farmers with new income generation through productive tree planting. Preserving the local biodiversity through habitats restoration. Promoting sustainable agricultural practices with … Learn More

Created in 2013 this projects aims at: Preserving biodiversity, soil, water resources and improve animal welfare. Supporting income diversification through fruits production and crops diversification. Implementing and promoting sustainable food production through agroforestry models. Restoring ecosystem and improving landscape scenic … Learn More

Created in 2015 this project aims at: Restore Montado ecosystem through tree planting. Generate income for farmers through productive tree planting. Promote sustainable agriculture and agroforestry systems. Improve landscape scenic beauty . “It is a great suport for us, smallholders, … Learn More

A community-oriented initiative to improve the local water cycle and protect rice farms. Created in 2013 this project aims at: Reducing soil erosion and drought issues that affect local farmers Developing additional sources of income (fruits from trees, plantation management) … Learn More

Created in 2015 this project aims at: – Preserving ecosystems by planting native Ghaf trees – Depolluting soils and air near waste treatment areas – Enhancing environmental awareness and culture “The ghaf tree is a part of our Arabian heritage … Learn More

Created in 2013, this project aims at the following objectives: Improve cultivation conditions, in particular water management, for the production of sugarcane, which is very water-consuming. Provide shade and wind protection to banana plantations. Strengthen local nutrition systems, and diversify … Learn More

OBJECTIVES Farmers are willing to plant a great diversity of fruit trees in combination with their cash crops: apricot, blueberries, apples, pears, grapes... to diversify their production and incomes. By promoting local and sustainable food, the Chungju project supports local … Learn More

OBJECTIVES The Qinglong project aims at planting fruit trees (apple, pear, chestnut, walnut...) using agroforestry techniques to enrich soils, prevent further erosion and ensure optimized conditions for fruit production. Farmers are trained on fruit production, organic farming and sales development … Learn More

OBJECTIVES The objective of the project is to : – create a biodynamic ecosystem that brings back optimal agricultural conditions for tea production: soil enrichment, erosion reduction, beneficial biodiversity (pest control), shading, retaining humidity... Hence ensuring the long-term quality and … Learn More

In partnership with Lisu communities, this project is helping replant traditional Chinese herbal plants and developing agroforestry gardens in order to preserve China's natural and cultural heritage that is traditional Medicine as well as restoring the ecosystems upon which these … Learn More

This project aims to create “lifeguarding forests that function as seawalls” along the northeastern coast of Japan affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011. OBJECTIVE The Morino project is an effort to protect lives from futures tsunamis by … Learn More

OBJECTIVES Even though tradition is present, resources are very limited, and villagers generally don’t have the necessary resources to properly maintain, protect and replant their forest. The financial support provided by PUR Projet and its partners improves the activities of … Learn More

OBJECTIVES The project aims at adding value to coffee fields with agroforestry plantations, improving ecosystem conditions in fields, ensuring the long-term quality and availability of coffee and increasing &amp; diversifying revenues for farmers and populations. The KBQ Baburrayyan cooperative was … Learn More

OBJECTIVES Regenerate degraded ecosystems and foster cocoa farms’ resilience to climate change Strengthen the enabling environment for farmers to adopt sustainable production models on the long-term (through a focus on market access and land tenure) Improve livelihoods through revenue increase … Learn More

The Rwenzori project aims to support small-scale farmers living in the Rwenzori region. Together with our partners, we work on developing agroforestry practices as well as training on sustainable agricultural practices, to secure, improve and diversify their production. OBJECTIVES The … Learn More

The Sidama project aims at regenerating and preserving forestry ecosystems in the SNNP region of Ethiopia through reforestation inside and around smallholder coffee farmers' plots. Tree plantations in agroforestry models provide food for the community (fruit trees), fuelwood and many … Learn More

GIE Femmes du Rif is a Moroccan women cooperative that produces olive oil in the Rif region. Since 2011 they are planting olive and fruit trees to strengthen and diversify their production as well as offer an alternative to illicit … Learn More

Trees for Survival is an environmental education program involving school children to grow and plant native trees, mostly on private farmland of voluntary farmers. The project, focused in Auckland district, is working with around 150 schools and aims at raising … Learn More

This reforestation project is conducted in collaboration with the NGO Greening Australia and local farmers in 4 biodiversity hotspots in Australia, internationally renowned for their flora and fauna diversity and richness. The project aims at preserving biodiversity and strengthening vegetal … Learn More

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