Foundation Green Ethiopia

Project title

Trees of hope

Project Teaser

Trees and afforestation lead to increased water tables and biodiversity, which allows vegetable production and cultivation of bees, coffee and other income generating activities. All activities are closely aligned with the needs of local communities and are implemented only with their joint work.

Key Figures

Vegetation type

Through different trees in different forests, no long-term figures available

Climate conditions

Dry, 3 months rainy season

Funding Sources

Funding Government
0%
Funding Internal
0%
Funding Religious groups
5%
Funding International Aid
20%
Funding Private Sponsoring
25%
Funding Inhabitants
50%

Contacts

Organisation
Foundation Green Ethiopia
Organisation contact
Simon Pfister PhD HSG
Phone
+41 52 233 15 31
Contact E-mail
info@greenethiopia.org
Address
Postfach / P.O. Box 171
Postal code
8405
Place
Winterthur
Country
Switzerland

Description

A charitable Foundation, with the legal duty to:

- help indigenous people in Ethiopia's remote, rural areas to take their future into their own hands
- sustainably enhance the living situation of the predominantly farming communities in the isolated regions of Ethiopia
- fight soil erosion and the resulting insufficient harvests and consequences (malnutrition, hunger, poverty and dependence on foreign aid)

Partnerships & Collaborations

sustinova logo

Sustinova is a non-profit organisation based in Zurich, Switzerland, and devoted to promoting Sustainability in the NGO area.

As a partner, Sustinova provides operational support to Reforestation World in its public activities.

ETH Zurich - Chair of Ecosystem Management

The Chair of Ecosystem management at the ETH Zürich is organising the Latsis Symposium ETH 2018 “Scaling-up forest Restoration”, on June 6-7 & 9.

Reforestation World is assisting with the link to NGOs, practitioners and others stakeholders in the field of forest restoration.