Plan Vivo

Trees for Global Benefits, Uganda

Location Bushenyi, Hoima, Masindi and Kasese Districts, Uganda
Project coordinator ECOTRUST | Go to website (Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda)
Activities Afforestation, reforestation, agroforestry
Area under management 3,654 ha
Participants 3,278
Plan Vivo Status Registered Plan Vivo project
Verification status Validated and verified by Rainforest Alliance
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Women's group, trees for global benefits project, Uganda

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Project news/updates

ecotrust treesNovember 2013 | ECOTRUST Initiates Carbon Bank. With funding from the UNDP Regional Office, ECOTRUST has embarked on a process to develop a carbon bank; a facility that will support local communities’ access to ecosystem markets based on lessons learned from the Trees for Global Benefits project.

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October 2013 | Trees for Global Benefits wins Low Carbon SEED award! Founded in 2002 by UNEP, UNDP, and IUCN, SEED awards identify and support innovative locally driven start-up enterprises that integrate social, environmental and economic benefits into their business models. Read more about the awards here.

January 2013 | Watch the new Trees for Global Benefits video. In partnership with Plan Vivo Reseller ZeroMission, Trees for Global Benefits can now share this video, showing how the project is supporting rural communities to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Watch the video here or by clicking on the image to the left.

Gerald_KairuJune 2010 | TFGB part of Ugandan REDD strategy. Ecotrust is helping to develop the Ugandan REDD strategy. They are part of the Ugandan REDD working group and will assist the government in preparing its REDD Readiness plans.

Project Documents

Plan Vivo Certificates

Plan Vivo Certificates issued 734,816
Capacity to generate Plan Vivo Certificates >100,000 tCO2 p.a.
Reporting period January-December
Next delivery date March 2016

ECOtrust posters and Prince Charles

More project news

Dec 2007 | TFGB showcased at 2007 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) as an ‘examplary people’s initiative’. The picture shows Prince Charles with ECOTRUST staff.