Building A Restoration Economy, One Bamboo Village at a Time
Our sustainable future lies in landscape restoration
Nearly 24 million hectares of Indonesia’s forests have been degraded. Meanwhile, about 35% of villages are located in forest fringe areas, where communities are dependent upon natural resources. We have a plan to change that.
We believe in education and inclusive economic growth to be the main catalysts in climate change mitigation. Through decades of work in bamboo and agroforestry systems, we are now on our way to a global Restoration Economy program, designed to reforest degraded lands and turn them into sustainable resources for our community and our planet.
million bamboo seedlings created
secured funding from NTT government
Bamboo Villages iniated in East Nusa Tenggara Province
We came up with a solution. Learn how our 1000 Bamboo Villages Program empowers rural farmers in Indonesia to become land restoration champions while driving a village-based bamboo industry.
Help us build 1,000 Bamboo Villages!
You can’t change the weather, but you can help farmers and local communities adapt to the associated risks. Bamboo forests are a proven key climate change mitigation strategy. The Bamboo Villages program isn’t just about environmental sustainability, it’s about creating pathways out of poverty for the most vulnerable people. Join our mission today.
If planted with care, a bamboo seedling has the potential to restore degraded land, mitigate climate change, and generate income for rural communities. Unfortunately, however, like most other young plants, they are usually wrapped in a material that is causing a...
At the end of 2020 the Environmental Bamboo Foundation implemented a bamboo nursery program that places women at the center. We started with something very simple: we wanted to share our experiences about how to grow bamboo. At that time, women who wanted to learn...
A webinar was held on 13 April 2022 to discuss strategies for integrating gender issues into agrarian reform and social forestry programs and policies. This webinar aimed to identify problems and challenges in the implementation of agrarian reform and social forestry,...
A directory of bamboo resources and changemakers
Find research papers, manuals, reports, documentary films and more, and learn ways to integrate bamboo into your sustainable development and climate change mitigation efforts.
Weaving a network of collaboration with like-minded organizations.
Our partners and collaborators have been the backbone of our movement for decades. As we prepare to scale up our initiative across Indonesia and beyond, we will be strengthening these alliances to leverage the technical expertise that we need.