Forestry

The Climate Investment Funds backs forest dwellers to reverse deforestation

Strengthening the capacity of forest dwellers to sustainably manage their ancient home. In the Peruvian Amazon, 652km drive East of Lima, lies Atalaya; aptly translating to ‘watchtower’ in Spanish, the town stands sentinel over an important Peruvian forestry region covering 3.98million hectares. This corner of Peru’s wider Amazonian Forest (an area totalling 73million hectares and […]

Forestry fund offers carbon fight at 5% above inflation

Investors worried by climate change and rising inflation are being offered a chance to combat both with the launch of a forestry investment trust from infrastructure and real estate specialist Foresight Group. The Foresight Sustainable Forestry Company believes it can remove four million tonnes of carbon from the atmosphere, while generating inflation-beating returns not linked […]

Forestry Investments

Forestry investments prove resilient

Forest Enterprises says more investors looking to forestry sector after Covid-19. One benefit of investing in forestry, says Bert Hughes, CEO and Forestry Director of Forest Enterprises, is that it is not affected by the short-term peaks and troughs of the economy. It’s much less prone to unexpected economic shocks that can shake the share […]

Why Sustainable Forestry Is a Good Investment

A decade ago, 100,000 volunteers from the Senegalese villages of Casamance and Siné Saloum joined together to replant 80 million mangrove trees, the world’s largest mangrove restoration program. Ten years later, the mangroves have sequestered more than 160,000 tons of carbon, the equivalent of taking more than 100,000 cars off the road every year. The […]