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Tropical Forest Challenge

Find the best for-profit enterprises with a positive impact on tropical forests

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Publication

    • A search for the best for-profit solutions from around the world to conserve tropical forest biodiversity.
    • Geography Focus
      Africa, Asia, Australia, South America, Central America
  • Rewards

    • Solvers : In-kind support
      Global visibility, networking opportunities and capacity building.
    • Connectors : EUR 1,000 in cash
      Additional global visibility and online promotion.
  • Organisers and Partners

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  • Contact Details

    Archana Verma
    archana.verma@ennovent.com
    +91 7353740843
 The Winners and Finalists have been announced - http://www.ennovent.com/challenges/winners/id/8!
Winners  |  Finalists
 
 

Congratulations to the Winners!

 

Over 2000 voters, 31 senior experts and 11 distinguished jury members have selected the following 2 Winners out of 74 applications. Read more about the best company and startup from around the world that conserve tropical forest biodiversity.

Company

  • Runa

    Location: Ecuador | Entrepreneur: Tyler Gage

    Runa creates livelihoods for indigenous farmers in the Ecuadorian Amazon by creating markets for indigenous products, including guayusa tea. Since inception in 2009, Runa has generated over $100,000 of direct income to over 2,000 farming families and planted over 150,000 trees.

 

Startup

  • Planting Empowerment

    Location: Panama | Entrepreneur: Andrew Parrucci

    Planting Empowerment develops agroforestry projects that are managed to deliver financial, social and environmental benefits. To date, Planting Empowerment has planted 27,500 trees and ensured that farmers are earning 45% more income.

*The jury and experts did not select a winner or finalists from the limited applications in the Idea category as they did not meet the winning criteria. Therefore, this category has been withdrawn.

 
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