Ishpingo, reforesting the Amazon rainforest

Founded in , the Ishpingo foundation is a French-Ecuadorian Non-Governmental Organization.
For 12 years our goals have been being : improving the social, economical and environmental living conditions of the Amazon local populations, reforesting the rainforest as well as preserving biodiversity through the development of projects using agroforestry.
Giving a sustainable nature to all the actions we undertake is our prime priority. To achieve that purpose we are involving local populations in each of our reforestation projects because only them can carry on tomorrow what we are fighting for today.
Flore MOSER and Antoine VULLIEN, co-dounders of Ishpingo Foundation.

 

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Commit yourself to save the Amazon rainforest, by making a donation, by sponsoring a tree, by becoming a volunteer or by developing a financial partnership.

Why should you support us ? Ishpingo is a small NGO which works directly with the local populations in the Amazon rainforest. With us there are no intermediaries, the reforestation actions we conduct are unambiguous and clearly defined (check out below). By supporting our association you make sure 100% to play a genuine role in preserving the Amazon rainforest and its biodiversity. Support Ishpingo

Reforestation actions

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How to preserve forest resources as well as getting the maximum value out of the farmlands in Amazonia in order to tackle deforestation while ensuring decent living conditions to local populations ?
Agroforestry seems to be the best model providing a relevant answer to this issue. As a matter of facts this system allows the farmers to grow simultaneously different types of valuable resources (timber and lumber, fruits, medecinal plants, cocao, coffee, etc...) in order to preserve biodiversity which is vital for mankind and the environment.

Replanting timber and lumber species allows to store carbon sustainably

Reforestation planting timber and lumber species for carbon storage and sustainable use of the rainforest resources.

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Replanting fruit trees to increase living conditions of local populations

Reforesting lands with fruit trees in order to improve local population's diets and health as well as improving their incomes.

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Train populations to fight deforestation

Teaching agroforestry basics and plants preservation techniques to native populations within our educational farm.

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Rally the local actors of reforestation

Creation of an association gathering more than 100 organic fruit producers from who we buy the harvests at fair prices.

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Creation of a fair trade sales structure

Creation of a fair trade sales structure which purpose is to buy, transform and market the fruits produced by the farmers.

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Communal organic garden market

Protecting intact forests landscapes in collaboration with the Ecuadorian Minister of the Environment and the local populations.

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Trees, a ressource for herbal medecine

Traditional medicine, production of natural remedies in our laboratory of phytotherapy in partnership with high school students.

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Reforesting encourages tourism

Reforesting ecological reserves to promote Ecotourism projects such as protecting and preserving threatened animal species.

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OVERVIEW OF ISHPINGO’S ACTIONS

Number of trees replanted
Families involved
Hectares of land reforested
Tonnes of carbon stored

Actual partners

Sustainable development projects and reforestation actions that Ishpingo foundation has been running for so many years could not have existed without their help and /or their financial support. Many thanks to all our partners who allow us, day after day, to fight for the preservation of the Amazon rainforest as well as tackling global warming, thus working for a better world.
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