Sodo Reforestation

Project description

Local communities have developed the reforestation project in Sodo (circa 300 km south of the capital Addis Abeba) hand in hand with the NGO World Vision. Active participation and self-determination of local communities are the project’s main focus.
People living in five communities around Mount Damota are directly responsible for the project’s implementation. Its goal is to protect the heavily degraded forest at the slopes of the Mount Damota and to plant new trees supporting the ecosystem’s long-term restoration in the region.
The project is an outstanding example of community driven reforestation, offering significant social, biodiversity and carbon sequestration benefits.

Project description
Impact Report

Project type

Afforestation, Reforestation


Mount Damota, Ethiopia

Project size

503 hectares

Project developer

World Vision Ethiopia / World Vision Australia


Gold Standard


Control Union


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124 Dollar of additional social and environmental values are created by the offset of 1 t CO2

11 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals are contributed to

> 1.500 members in the 5 cooperatives implement the project


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