trees planted 3,434,046
hectares restored 1,300
since 2017

Coffee and trees

Cauca and Tolima were key areas during the decades-long armed conflict between the Colombian government and paramilitary forces. Following the peace agreement, these areas are undergoing a major transition. Your trees here are planted next to coffee crops, helping restore degraded land and offerling local communities an alternative to mining activities or unsustainable livestock farming practices that would otherwise spread through the region.

Partners

PUR Projet

Planting method

Tree nurseries

Planting season

Oct-Dec, March

Main threats

Overgrazing, mining

Wildlife protected

Frogs and butterflies

Challenges

Political instability, former terrorist group area
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Top trees species

Albizia carbonaria
Native Species
Cedrela odorata
Native Species
Tabebuia rosea
Native Species
Cordia alliodora
Native Species
Retrophyllum rospigliosii
Native Species
Quercus humboldtii
Native Species
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Photo credits: Foodorama for our project partners at PUR Projet

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