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Assunção ceramic

In the municipality of Aquiraz, north-east Brazil, ceramic company Assunção Ceramic makes construction products including bricks, tiles and flagstones. Thanks to this project, the company now feeds the kilns with 100% renewable, organic materials such as sawdust, cashew wood, coconut husk and babaçu residues.

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Peru REDD: Nut concessions

The Brazil Nut Concessions project is a REDD initiative located in the Madre de Dios region of the Peruvian Amazon. It stands to protect arainforest and enable local communities to improve their livelihoods by practising sustainable agriculture. In particular, it invests in high quality brazil nut processing facilities, delivers training and connects farmers with international markets.

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Ziyaret wind power in Turkey

This project makes use of Turkey’s wind supply – one of the best in Europe – to generate clean, renewable electricity from 23 wind turbines. The electricity is fed into the Turkish grid, helping the country to increase its power generation from renewable sources, and reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.

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Efficient cookstoves in Honduras

Proyecto Mirador enables rural communities in Honduras to replace traditional cookstoves with fuel-efficient ‘Dos por Tres’ stoves. These have been engineered to burn hotter while using less fuel, reducing indoor air pollution, saving people money and cutting carbon emissions.

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Boreholes in Malawi

The Malawi Borehole Rehabilitation programme provides much needed safe drinking water to communities in Malawi’s Dowa and Kasungu districts by repairing damaged boreholes and drilling new holes.

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Tasmania REDD

This REDD project protects the native forests of Tasmania by making it more profitable for local people to engage in sustainable forest management practices than fell trees and degrade the land. In addition to preserving biodiversity (such as the endangered Tasmanian devil) and protecting the livelihoods of forest-dwelling communities, managing these forests in a sustainable way will also contribute significantly to preventing carbon emissions.

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