Soil, Water and Forests
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Support organic, regenerative agroforestry as we help locally created projects in 3 biomes: Amazon, Cerrado and Atlantic Forest.
Agroforestry ~ Guatemala
Slash and burn corn is the cause of devegetation of entire hillsides. Support community transitions to agroforestry.
For the iGiveTrees team, Solutions Activism is restoring the degraded ecosystems where we were born, in Brazil. The forests were slashed and burned for coffee, sugar, soy and cattle. As a result there has been a decline in our biodiversity, pollinator and wildlife populations, as well as aquifer depletion, leading to epic droughts. So we plant native species trees and food crops in a truly regenerative manner, while sharing knowledge about easy to implement systems in rural communities. We care for the soil, the plants and the people involved because “they” are “us.”
Our Mission & Accomplishments
iGiveTree‘s mission is to support organic agroforestry, reforestation and assisted natural regeneration projects with the aim of restoring the biodiversity of our rainforests and savanna, genuinely benefitting rural communities in Brazil.
Every year since 2010 iGiveTrees has given locally grown native species trees to smallholders in the states of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in the biome of Mâta Atlantica, Brazil.
In 2015 iGiveTrees was recognized as a citizen initiative that mitigates the effects of global warming by the French Ministry of Environment launched during COP21. As a result, we’ve been able to present our work at the United Nations Conference of Parties: COP22, COP23, COP24, COP25 and COP27.
In 2021 our work was recognized by São Paulo University’s Planetary Health Alliance, and we began supporting agroforestry and reforestation projects in Guatemala and India.
In 2022 we began to support a nursery project in the biome of Cerrado, Brazil. 9,800 native tree seedlings were produced and given to the municipality of Cavalcante in the 2022/2023 cycle.
In 2023 we began to support a massive treetop seed collection project in the biome of Amazonia, Brazil. And an additional 8,500 seedlings produced in Cerrado in the 2023/2024 cycle.