Monthly Archives: July 2015

A look behind the scenes of the Huehuetenango project (Guatemala)

Marlon del Valle is a technician and member of the Pur Projet team as part of the Huehuetenango project in Guatemala. In this hilly area, coffee production is the main source of income. But those lands are located on steep … Continue reading

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Ushuaïa Bahia Do Brasil and the reforestation of the São Francisco River

On the occasion of the launch of its new beauty range, Bahia Do Brasil, Ushuaïa is involved in the reforestation of the banks of the São Francisco River with Pur Projet in Brazil. Flowing through Brazil for 3,000 km, the … Continue reading

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News from the project Women of the Rif in Morocco

After a visit to Morocco, Tristan told us of his return to the planting project Women of the Rif, launched in 2012 with Pur Projet. “The results of the plantations are good, the olive trees planted in 2012 have an … Continue reading

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1 subscription to Terre Sauvage = 1 tree planted

Terre Sauvage is the french magazine for nature lovers! Each month, Terre Sauvage travels around the world to share with its readers the wonders of nature. In 2015, Terre Sauvage has decided to partner with Pur Projet for a reforestation … Continue reading

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Accor adopts the Tree Resolution

On the occasion of its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 28, the Accor hotel group has submitted an unprecedented resolution: the “Tree Resolution”, which have been approved by 96% of the shareholders. Through their voice, Accor wishes to intensify … Continue reading

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Opening of 3 new projects in Europe

Three new projects have started in Europe with the participation of Accor hotels. Nearly 11,000 trees will be planted this fall by Italian, Portuguese and Polish farmers in order to develop new ecosystem services in their plots and to provide … Continue reading

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Agroforestry workshop in Yunnan

Representatives from the villages of Liguang and Meile as well as  teams from Zigen and Pur Projet have all attended a training workshop in agroforestry conducted by ICRAF (Word Agroforestry Center) in Yunnan, China. The objective was to improve plantation … Continue reading

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Photo report of Christian Lamontagne in Ethiopia

Christian Lamontagne, favorite photographer of the PUR Projet team, has returned to Ethiopia, where we develop a reforestation project thanks to the support of companies such as Nespresso and Louis Dreyfus via the Louis Dreyfus Foundation. His pictures reflect the agroforestry program … Continue reading

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Pur Lab

We know that services provided by trees are numerous, especially in agroforestry systems: decrease of erosion, soil microbiology, carbon sequestration, polluted water decontamination, economic development, etc. However, apart from carbon sequestration which is well documented, most of these services which … Continue reading

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News from the Pure Team

The Pure Team is growing and moving With the arrival of new members, the Pure Team has left the Passage de la Bonne Graine offices to move into a larger space, rue de la Pierre Levée in the 11th arrondissement … Continue reading

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