Central and South America

Stopping Slash and Burn, Honduras
The INGA Foundation’s ‘Land For Life’ project is rendering slash and burn agriculture obsolete, and promoting reforestation in Central America, by introducing an innovative and sustainable farming system based around trees of the genus Inga, known as “Guama” in Honduras.

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Inge trees – (Image from The INGA Foundation)

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United Bank of Carbon is a not-for-profit collaboration between businesses and environmental scientists, which protects and restores forests and other greenery, through environmentally and socially-responsible partnerships with local communities. We undertake research, support forest and woodland projects in the UK and the tropics that deliver CSR/PR benefits, provide carbon reduction consultancy, and help to arrange compensation for unavoidable carbon emissions