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Flemish Fund for Tropical Forests

The Flemish Fund for Tropical Forests gives financial support to projects concerning the conservation, sustainable management and restoration of forests, mainly in South America. The objective of these projects is biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and socio-economic development of local populations.

Project in progress
Sustainable tea from the Ecuadorian Amazon
Completed project
Management of the Yanesha community reserve
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Completed project
Chiquitano: restoration of degraded areas
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VFTB in numbers
Since 2002 the Fund has supported 65 projects

34.745 ha communal reserve in Peru: one step closer to sustainable management

terreinbezoek04 August, 2017 During two years the Flemish fund for Tropical Forests has supported a project from the local organization DRIS in and around the communal reserve Yanesha. These are the results. The communal ... More

Terrain visit at the Waorani community: between craft and modern technology

ECU_Wao_2017_chakra110 April, 2017 Project manager Debbie Eraly of BOS+ visits Gareno, one of the biggest Waorani-communities in the Ecuadorian Amazone. This is her report. More

Tea of the Amazon: A site visit with the RUNA Foundation

ECU_RUNA_Ishpingohoedjes27 October, 2016 We all know cinnamon – the taste of cookies in december, the decoration on your latte – but who has ever heard of Ecuadorian (or American) cinnamon? Like the ‘Azian cinnamon’, that is more common ... More

“We thought this was lost ground”

IBIF - San Rosario05 December, 2014 "Traditionally, this was waste land," says Debbie Eraly, while she points at a young forest, "Now is the future." We are in Lomerío, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, where a year ago the Chiquitano's started ... More
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