USAID Reforestation Project

The five-year project, funded by USAID and implemented by Chemonics in partnership with NCBA CLUSA and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), aims to address critical environmental degradation and loss of tree cover in Haiti’s North and Northeast regions. NCBA CLUSA will provide technical leadership in community organization as well as developing high-value crop value chains as alternative sources of income for farmers. NCBA CLUSA will lead a participatory process to empower communities to develop sub-watershed management plans with the goal of reducing threats, increasing tree cover, and navigating economic risks and challenges. Among its targets, the project will plant more than five million trees by 2022, bring 15,000 hectares of land under agroforestry systems or tree cover, facilitate the restoration of more than 800 hectares of mangrove forests, and contribute to the reduction of charcoal use by 80,000 metric tons in five priority watersheds: Haut du Cap, Grande Rivière du Nord, Trou du Nord, Marion, and Jassa.

Activities

Among its targets, the project will plant more than five million trees by 2022, bring 15,000 hectares of land under agroforestry systems or tree cover, facilitate the restoration of more than 800 hectares of mangrove forests, and contribute to the reduction of charcoal use by 80,000 metric tons in five priority watersheds: Haut du Cap, Grande Rivière du Nord, Trou du Nord, Marion, and Jassa.

Locations

  • Haiti

Sectors

  • Forestry