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The Project

The main cause of deforestation in the Bolivian Amazon is poverty.  This forces poor farmers to fell prime rainforest to survive.  The ArBolivia Project provides a real alternative by offering a true partnership between social investors from the developed world  and poor subsistence  farmer and their families

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Bolivian Amazon Weather Lottery

Global attempts to reduce deforestation through the carbon market have been both problematic and contentious and as a result have so far failed to mobilise anything like the scale of investment needed to tackle the problem. In addition many, including Friends of the Earth and the government of Bolivia, argue that attempts to solve deforestation through a carbon market is, at best, a complete lottery so we’re just going to “have a BAWL” instead!

Read more - B.A.W.L.

Emissions Reductions & SDG Impacts

The project offers validated and verified emission reductions certified under both the Gold Standard and Plan Vivo.  We seek partners, who want more than just cheap carbon offsets but also want to work with us towards achieving the broader Sustainable Development Goals.

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How can you contribute?

We are constantly seeking new partnerships and ways of co-operating with other organisations including business for joint ventures and supply chain development, NGOs for grant applications, academic instititions for research and development.

 

We also encourage individuals to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities to gain work experience, conduct research, volunteer and help us fund raise.

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Why not have a “B.A.W.L”  doing something you care about ?

 Help us proyect Bolivian families from the drastic impacts of climate change
and play our new weekly “Bolivian Amazon Weather Lottery” for a chance to win  £25,000 
Play BAWL now

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621,000

Tonnes Carbon

We estimate that the project will sequester 621,000 tonnes of carbon over its lifetime, equal to the annual carbon footprint of 30,000 UK households

127

$million Revenues

Projected timber revenues total $127 million over the full project term if we can expand the area under commercial management to 2693 hectares.

89,000

$ Per Farmer

Each Bolivian farmer will receive a projected $89,000 over the lifetime of the project - enough to make a big difference to their lives and that of their families

1430

Hectares Trees

The project works with 10 native hardwood tree species distributed amongst 1430 hectares of commercial plantations