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Area: 5888268 km2
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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
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Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Countries: Switzerland
Regions: Rhine
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Protect and Restore Ecosystems (SDG 6.6)
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Nature-Based Solutions
Progress to Date: 3,967 Trees planted
Services Needed: No services needed/offered
Desired Partner: City
Language: English
Start & End Dates: Apr. 2015  »  Ongoing
Project Website: www.purprojet.com/project/greener-davos
Contextual Condition(s): PHYSICAL: Ecosystem vulnerability or degradation
Additional Benefits: Raised awareness of challenges among water users
Beneficiaries: Ecosystems
Planning & Implementation Time: More than 3 years
Primary Funding Source: ngo
Project Source: User
Profile Completion: 90%

Project Overview

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 due to the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, which brings together politicians, business leaders and celebrities.

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In partnership with the Environment Department of the City of Davos, PUR Projet is developing t…

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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 due to the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, which brings together politicians, business leaders and celebrities.

BACKGROUND

In partnership with the Environment Department of the City of Davos, PUR Projet is developing the Greener Davos tree planting project. The objective is to protect forest ecosystems in Switzerland and to raise awareness and promote the importance of protecting our forests among the WEF community and the general public.

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Basin and/or Contextual Conditions: PHYSICAL: Ecosystem vulnerability or degradation
Project Benefits: Raised awareness of challenges among water users
Indirect or Direct Beneficiaries: Ecosystems
Months & Implementing: More than 3 years
Primary Funding Source: NGO / Civil society

Project Narrative

BENEFITSBeyond their symbolic importance, trees have multiple benefits for the city: protection against avalanches, protection against wind, better air quality, limitation of soil erosion, etc…The Davos Forest Service ensures regular monitoring of the trees. We are working to make this project an example and a showcase for sustainable forest management. LOCAL PARTNER Technical work (species, design of the planting models, site location, monitoring) is done by forest experts of Davos Municipalty, Gemeinde Davos Forstbetrieb. They ensure the plantation of 100% native timber trees and the combination of several species to regenerate the local biodiversity, preserve the natural ecosystems, and ensure maximal socio-environmental co-benefits.

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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 … Learn More

Tristan Lecomte
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