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Awards ceremony of Arbres d’Avenir, french competition for agroforestry

Arbres d’Avenir, the first national competition for agroforestry organized by Fermes d’Avenir, AccorHotels and PUR Projet, supports farmers’ initatives to plant trees in agroforestry models on their farms. 34 project holders were granted € 200,000 with funds and support for … Continue reading

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A Papuan Adventure – In the footsteps of Alfred Russel Wallace with Fondation Iris

Emilia d’Avack, part of our project development team and marine expert, had the immense chance to participate last month in the ‘Science and Images’ expedition to Western Papua organised by the Fondation Iris. The Fondation Iris, spearheaded by Françoise Brenckman … Continue reading

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Trees for Life – Sugarcane farmers in the Philippines are fighting the El Nino by planting trees

The El Nino has hit the Philippines particularly hard his year. A long drought brought along by the weather phenomenon has crippled a large part of the agricultural production. Crops are dying on the island of Oriental Negros due to … Continue reading

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#PURteam accomplishes Oxfam’s Wintertrail 2016

Several members of the PUR Projet team embarked on the Oxfam Wintertrail adventure this weekend, walking 60km in snowshoes in less than 28 hours to support Oxfam France actions against injustice and poverty. Congratulations to the team who achieved this big … Continue reading

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PUR Lab Training

The first of March, the PUR Lab organized a training session for the PUR Team and presented its last results. In the projects in Peru, Guatemala and Honduras, the PUR Lab is leading a study to evaluate the effects of … Continue reading

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