Eduardo aguilar rich forests-tbli-nyc-final

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TBLI CONFERENCE™ is the prime annual global networking and learning event on Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) and Impact Investing.

TBLI CONFERENCE USA New York 2013
Monday and Tuesday, June 17-18, 2013

Speakers:
Paul Rose
Vice President of the Royal Geographical Society
Richard L. Kauffman
Chairman for Energy Policy and Finance for the State of New York - Governor of New York's Office and Cabinet - United States of America
Martin Rapaport is chairman of the Rapaport Group and founder of the Rapaport Diamond Report

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  • Before and after 5 years. Ecuador cattle area. Price of milk and meat went down. Corridor and cash crops.
  • Small holders: in tea fields: chili, pepper, papaya, banana, herbs, Tea plantation: Greenfield Bio, part of Harrington Tea Estate, Sri Lanka. In tea fields: icecream beans, repellents (trees), nitrogen fixing tree, stevia (sweetener), trees for fodder
  • Both for businesses and local initiatives (dependant on donor-money) We have direct contact with NGOs-communities, and also RF will do the direct link with investors-businesses Between finance and NGO sector, and among NGOs… to set a trend
  • Experts: analyse landscape, water streams, soil, etc Planning - design Inputs: Land Labor Water Nurseries Composting Conversion : transition period
  • Ladder of mitigation… traditional CSR approach based on avoidance, mitigation, BUT our focus is on Restoration.
  • Example: under extreme weather conditions in SL, FGP tea estates have had better yields than conventional farms. Small farmers get higher prices Diversified production: food security and other sources of income
  • Various of products and projects supported by Rich Forests… which support livelihoods in Asian countries, and restore landscapes worldwide
  • Eduardo aguilar rich forests-tbli-nyc-final

    1. 1. Paradigm shift...
    2. 2. Ecosystem-based approach
    3. 3. Why Rich Forests? •Maintain and restore biodiversity for a healthy production system •Community engagement and food security
    4. 4. Biodiversity The patterns of life as a consequence of climate and time
    5. 5. Rich Forests supports • Local initiatives on agricultural production, harvesting, marketing, ecosystem management in the tropics • Agricultural market development: restoration of degraded lands and forests, with benefits for local communities
    6. 6. Our expertise 1.Economic development for small farmers and indigenous peoples 2.Ecosystem conservation and restoration 3.Multi-stakeholder cooperation 4.Networking globally
    7. 7. Productive ecosystems •NTFPs: forest products other than wood/pulp –fruits, honey, bamboo, rattan, resins, medicinal plants •Analog forestry is a method to restore degraded forest lands based on agro-ecological principles and to produce certified Forest Garden Products
    8. 8. Analog Forestry
    9. 9. Restoration
    10. 10. Forest products
    11. 11. Forest Tea
    12. 12. FOREST GARDEN PRODUCTS CERTIFICATION SYSTEM CONTROL BY F.G.P Inspection & Certification (Pvt) Ltd.
    13. 13. Our ambition 1.Innovative business models 2.Match-making between NGOs, investors and companies 3.Learning and sharing
    14. 14. Matchmaking between •Company/chain actor •Local experts •International experts •Subsidies •Investors
    15. 15. We offer •Value chain and operations analysis •Site and landscape assessment •AF design •In-field implementation •Monitoring and mentoring •Inspection and Certification
    16. 16. Return for company •Robust climate resilient production system •Higher prices •Diversified production
    17. 17. Returns for funder or investor •Interest on investment •Green investment opportunity •New market opportunities
    18. 18. Forest products
    19. 19. Forest products
    20. 20. Projects
    21. 21. Eduardo Aguilar eduardo@analogforestrynetwork.org

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