The ArBolivia Project provides multiple opportunities for individuals and organisations to contribute towards solutions to climate change and poverty

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

Read more - The Project

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.

Read more - Carbon Plus

Support Our Crowdfunding Campaign

We are currently running a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for our timber harvesting and processing unit, ArBo Real

We need more equipment to help our farmers manage their tree lots and to process their wood into commercial products, so that they can improve their livelihood.

 

Use the link below to go to our ArBo Real Crowdfunder page

Read more - ArBo Real Crowdfunder

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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.

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

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

2060

Hectares Trees

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