30,000 Small Holder Farmers in Rulindo and Bugesera Districts are Partnering with ARCOS to improve their Livelihoods through Agroforestry

More than 6 million trees (including agroforestry, fruits and woodlots as well as indigenous species) will be planted on 15, 209 ha, and 3 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) will be sequestrated for 20 years. At least 120,000 people  and 30,000 households will benefit from the project, with 60% of the project beneficiaries being women and youth 5,000 green jobs will be created and around 1,000 grassroots community groups named Friends of Nature for sustainable livelihoods and development will be established and ope rationalized.