Livelihoods signs the Trees4Climate Manifesto

As an organization actively engaged in reforestation and agroforestry, Livelihoods Venture is proud to sign the Trees4Climate Manifesto ( asking governments present at the 21st meeting of the Conference of Parties of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) to consider trees and forests as a solution for climate change.

Investing in Landscapes

Livelihoods presents its new fund Livelihoods 3F at the Global Landscapes Forum in London

Livelihoods’ mangrove project wins the Ramsar Wetland Conservation Award 2015 for Innovation

Livelihoods' mangrove restoration project in Senegal won the Wetland Conservation Award 2015 for Innovation at Ramsar's COP12 in Punta del Este, Uruguay.

French Minister Annick Girardin visits our clean cookstove project in Burkina Faso!

Ms. Girardin was in Burkina Faso to lay the groundwork for the COP21 in Paris this December. During her trip, Ms. Girardin visited our project with the NGO Tiipaalga that fights deforestation in the Sahel via eco-friendly stoves.

More than 150 actors of family farming at the Livelihoods Camp!

Check out the TV and radio report by Radio France International on the Livelihoods Camp held from Feb. 23-26th in Burkina Faso.

Livelihoods launches its 2nd fund dedicated to family farming!

New fund to invest 120 million euros in the next 10 years to implement projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America, helping more than 200,000 smallholder farmers and 2 million people and boosting the sustainability of their crops.

Livelihoods receives its first carbon credits!

Our projects will collectively sequester 8 million tons of CO2 in the next 20 years. In 2014, we received our first carbon credits from two of our projects in India and Senegal: 141,500 tons!

Video Gallery
Livelihoods mangrove restoration project in the Sundarbans
Restauration of mangroves
Livelihoods mangrove restoration project in the province of North-Sumatra
Livelihoods agroforestry project in Araku
Hifadhi clean cookstove project
Livelihoods agroforestry project
Araku Valley, India
Livelihoods Network Camp 2012 - The Fruits of Hope
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Livelihoods Network Camp 2015 - Farmers have talent!

Step into our world

Our mission is to help rural farming communities
restore their ecosystems in order to sustainably improve their incomes and livelihoods.

Our Funds

Livelihoods Carbon Fund

Ten large companies have invested €40m in our first investment fund, which has enabled the plantation of 130 million trees that will benefit one million people and sequestrate nearly 10 million tons of carbon.

Livelihoods Fund for Family Farming

Launched with Danone and Mars, Inc., our second investment fund will commit €120m to sustainably convert 200,000 hectares of farmland in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The fund’s projects will benefit 2 million people and help companies to sustainably transform their supply chains.

"Over every mountain there is a path although it may not be seen from the valley."

− Theodore Roethke

"What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another."

− Mahatma Gandhi

"The future depends on what you do today."

− Mahatma Gandhi
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