AMADESE is a Madagascan association involved in social and economic activities and supporting the introduction, management and promotion of local and regional structures. It offers services for activities encouraging the economic growth of the area, improved conditions and quality of life for the population and environmental protection. Its commitment to sustainable development is also expressed through its support for Carbon Action, one of the GoodPlanet Foundation’s programmes.
A French association combating poverty and food insecurity, Agrisud International supports disadvantaged populations by creating smallholdings for viable and sustainable family farming. Taking an economical and agro-ecological approach, these smallholdings create income and jobs, meeting the needs of local markets and reducing the importation of food. Since 1992, Agrisud has helped create 30,000 smallholdings in Africa, southern Asia and South America, i.e. 110,000 jobs. Using this expertise, Agrisud supports the initiatives of the Carbon Action programme.
The French NGO Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (AVSF – Agronomists and Veterinarians Without Borders) supports GoodPlanet and the Carbon Action programme. It has a presence in 19 countries, leading more than 60 development programmes for small-scale farmers. In particular, it has implemented a support project for vulnerable families through the development of livestock breeding and the diversification of agricultural production (Afavuco project).
Benin Ecotourism Concern (Eco-Benin), a partner of the Carbon Action programme and its projects, is a Non-Governmental Organisation in Benin created in 1999, whose mission is to promote human development locally and nationally through the efficient management of natural resources for the purposes of ecotourism and eco-development.
Blue Forests is an Indonesian NGO resulting from the autonomisation of the Indonesian office of the NGO Mangrove Action Project (a world-renowned US organisation specialising in sustainable management and the restoration of coastal areas).
Blue Forests is currently participating in the Restoring Coastal Livelihood (RCL) project on Tanakeke Island in Indonesia, supported by OXFAM GB and the Canadian fund CIDA.
For 10 years, BISS has been active in the field of solar and ecological cooking by “harnessing the sun’s energy for development”. Since 1999, it has facilitated the manufacture of almost 10,000 solar cookers in the Andes (Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Argentina). It is also involved in raising the awareness of northern countries regarding the energy shortage affecting countries in the south and the need to reduce our ecological impact. BISS is one of the South American partners of the activities of the Carbon Action programme and the GoodPlanet Foundation.
The Communauté de Communes du Canton d’Hucqueliers is a French intermunicipal organisation uniting 24 municipalities and involved in combating climate change by supporting the GoodPlanet Foundation and its Carbon Action programme.
CRAterre is a world leader in the field of Earthen Architecture. Largely responsible for earthen architecture being recognised as a discipline, CRAterre now works to improve and share knowledge and best practice internationally. It is renowned for its innovation and multidisciplinary integration, which inspire many institutions around the world. CRAterre is a partner of the GoodPlanet Foundation and brings all its expertise to the building of bioclimatic schools in Morocco and India (Ladakh).
A Togolese association created in December 1999 by the students of the University of Lomé, ENPRO conducts local activities helping to rebuild a sense of community. It supports sustainable development and mutual aid projects. Its commitment to GoodPlanet and to “living together” is evidenced by its support for the Carbon Action programme.
Created in September 1995 by a group of researchers and engineers, ERA Cameroun is a Non-Governmental Organisation active in the field of housing, drinking water, energy and the environment, as well as supporting income-generating economic activities. The expertise of ERA Cameroun as a partner of GoodPlanet contributes to the development of the Carbon Action programme.
A partner of GoodPlanet through its support for the Carbon Action programme, Etc Terra is an association governed by the law of 1901 created in April 2012. Through field projects that can be replicated on a large scale, Etc Terra seeks to show that it is possible and beneficial to reconcile economic dynamism with the preservation of natural resources in the rural territories of southern countries.
A partner in the Carbon Action Programme, the AFAF has been working since 2007 on the development of agroforestry in France, on the agricultural and political scenes as well as with the general public. The Association is a platform for exchanges and partnerships between farmers, foresters, researchers, political decision-makers, local authorities and administrations.
An association governed by the law of 1901 and created in October 2004, Gevalor develops waste management solutions adapted to the conditions of developing countries. The organisation is committed to the Carbon Action programme, working to promote sustainable development with the GoodPlanet Foundation. It supports its local partners in developing their projects and accessing carbon finance to enable them to achieve technical and financial independence.
Created in November 2008, the HOKA association focuses on volunteer solidarity initiatives which respect the culture of the people of Ladakh and Zanskar, two provinces in northern India at an altitude of more than 3,000 metres in the Himalayas. In partnership with the Carbon Action programme, HOKA is building bioclimatic schools in these areas.
A Malian NGO and partner of AVSF (Agronomists and Veterinarians Without Borders) since it was created in 2001, ICD (Initiatives Advice Development) will be responsible for the operation of the biogas reservoir project in Mali. A partner of the GoodPlanet Foundation’s Carbon Action Programme, it boasts a wealth of experience of working in this country, particularly with regard to promoting dairy barns and local milk. ICD is associated with AVSF within the framework of the Afavuco project.
For more than 15 years, ID has worked to satisfy basic needs (health, education, access to water and sanitation, etc.) in 7 southern countries. Through its activities, ID has fostered the emergence of local development stakeholders. The association is currently running 21 programmes affecting almost 250,000 people living in extreme poverty. In 2007, ID received the International Solidarity award. Its stance on sustainable development is also expressed through its support for the activities of the Carbon Action programme.
The Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD – Development Research Institute) is a French research institute, original and unique on the European development research scene.
Favouring an interdisciplinary approach, for more than 65 years the IRD has focused its research on the relationship between mankind and the environment in Africa, the Mediterranean, Latin America, Asia and in the tropical French overseas territories.
Its research, training and innovation activities are aimed at supporting the social, economic and cultural development of southern countries. The IRD’s expertise has proved essential within the framework of its partnership with the GoodPlanet Foundation’s Carbon Action programme.
Attached to the University of Antananarivo (Madagascar), the IOGA has a number of research laboratories, an IT processing centre and a maintenance workshop for electronic equipment. Newly created, the Environment and Remote Sensing laboratory applies physics and geophysics to the problems of environment management. The IOGA works with the GoodPlanet Foundation to support the initiatives of the Carbon Action programme.
The association Inti Arequipa, a partner of the GoodPlanet Foundation and its Carbon Action programme, was founded in Peru in 2005 with the experience it had acquired through Bolivia Inti-Sud Soleil. Its aim is to become gradually independent in the local operation of the project.
In Bolivia, the association Inti Illimani was created in 2009 on the basis of the experience acquired by Bolivia Inti-Sud Soleil. Its aim is to become gradually independent in the local operation of the project. Inti Illimani is one of the partners of the GoodPlanet Foundation’s Carbon Action Programme.
An Ecuadorian NGO created in 2005, Ishpingo is a partner of the GoodPlanet Foundation’s Carbon Action programme. With 7 years experience on the ground, the Ishpingo association has established a proven, well-founded and participatory reforestation protocol.
A research laboratory and partner of the IRD (Research Development Institute), the LRI is attached to the University of Antananarivo (Madagascar). It has a special research unit for “Soil and Climate Change” dedicated to understanding the mechanisms governing the flow patterns of matter (carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus) between the soil and the plant and to using these to boost agricultural productivity and help reduce the effects of climate change in Madagascar. The LRI supports the Carbon Action programme’s projects and helps the GoodPlanet Foundation to combat climate change.
A Franco-Peruvian NGO registered with the PAIC (Peruvian Agency of International Cooperation) and the Ministry of Culture in Ecuador. A partner of the Carbon Action programme, it specialises in development projects for indigenous communities.
Created in 2007, Latitud Sur’s objectives are to strengthen the autonomy and self-management of Indian communities, basing its cooperation on an alliance with Indian organisations to empower them and ensure the sustainability of projects. It relies on the practical experience of its members in the area of International Solidarity projects and Development Project Management in support of the indigenous peoples.
An association governed by Moroccan law established in the Ourzazate region of southern Morocco, this organisation is essentially dedicated to the schooling of children from 5 years of age. It develops kindergartens and aids for underprivileged primary schools and, with GoodPlanet, helps set up bioclimatic schools in southern Morocco.
An SARL (limited liability company) governed by Madagascan law, created in 2011, Madacompost is a partner in climate change projects in the Carbon Action programme. Its objective is the production of compost and soil-enriching agents for agricultural use and the recycling of various materials (plastics, zebu horns, etc.), and any other related activities (quality control, carbon monitoring, trade relations, etc.).
MCA Morocco (Marcher, Connaître, Agir – Work, Understand, Act) is a French association that has been working in the Ouarzazate region for 18 years. A partner of the Carbon Action programme, this association is composed of expert and retired agronomists and has formed very close links with local institutions, particularly those controlling Morocco’s water and forests.
Created in 1989, the NGO DEFI Education Sud is a reference organisation for education in developing countries. It specialises in the training of Science and Technology teachers and cooperates with the GoodPlanet Foundation in activities in Haiti, particularly with regard to the bamboo school project.
SKG Sangha, an Indian NGO, has worked on numerous economic, agricultural, social and environmental development projects in rural India since 1992. In particular, it works on the distribution of biogas reservoirs. The association has received a number of international awards, including the Tech Museum Award in 2008 and an Ashden Award in 2007, in recognition of the work it has done over twenty years. SKG Sangha provides support for activities combating climate change promoted by the Carbon Action programme.
Association supporting projects benefiting children and disadvantaged populations in terms of health, education and sustainable development in southern Morocco, particularly in the SPORT EVEIL ACADÉMIE projects, dedicated to introducing sports to 3- to 5-year-olds and to athletics for 6- to 11-year-olds, and FEMMISSIMA, a project for women who want to learn to write and count. With GoodPlanet, this NGO is involved in projects related to bioclimatic schools in Morocco.
Since 2003, as a private non-profit French initiative, Tara Expeditions has been acting in favour of the environment and the research thanks to a legendary boat: Tara, perfectly suited to extreme conditions. The missions are declined in three programmes: Ocean and Human, Ocean and Biodiversity, Ocean and Climate.
For more than 10 years, Tara Expeditions has never stopped working. The galley travelled 300,000 kilometres on all over the oceans and organised 10 expeditions to study and to understand the impact of climate change on our oceans, with concrete results. Tara Expeditions also acts daily to reinforce the environmental awareness of the public and young people.
The collaboration between Tara Expeditions and GoodPlanet emerged during the making of the movie “Planet Ocean” by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot. This documentary, produced by Hope, was made in association with Tara Expeditions, which made available for the movie, its scientific experts‘network and its knowledge accumulated over its realisations.
A French association created in 1997, it is involved in buying land with the aim of re-establishing the ecosystems using the knowledge of indigenous communities. The association now has more than 6,000 members and receives financial support from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Tchendukua supports the environmental projects of the GoodPlanet Foundation’s Carbon Action programme.
A partner of the GoodPlanet Foundation’s Carbon Action programme, the WWF is an international NGO for the protection of nature and the environment, heavily involved in sustainable development. The WWF works for a living planet. Its objective is to halt environmental destruction worldwide and to build a future in which human beings can live in harmony with nature.
YAPEKA is an NGO created in 2004, based in Bogor (Java, Indonesia), specialising in the field of environmental conservation and education. Its goal is to develop green and sustainable activities using an environmental, economic and social approach.
Since the end of 2013, YAPEKA has been supporting the project to construct community marine protected areas in Bahoi, Indonesia.