Seed it Forward


Seed It Forward hazelnut
Seed It Forward Willows along river
Seed It Forward seeds

Seed It Forward is an agroforestry initiative founded in 2015, led by an activEco-2014 alumna and a ClimateLaunchpad Moldova 2015 alumnus. The goal of the initiative is to “grow trees and people for a greener Moldova”. They do it with persistence, day by day, by planting and growing trees and other plants in different regions of the country, and sharing their passion and skills with other people, especially those ones who have never planted a tree in their life.

The main idea of the initiative, promoted through direct actions and inspiring examples, is that: Everybody can grow a healthy tree. Everybody can create a productive organic orchard. Everybody can plant a forest. Everybody can be part of the solution, not just part of the problem.

Seed It Forward's long-term projects include:

Seed It Forward growing trees 3
Seed It Forward practical education 2
Seed It Forward growing trees

Highlights of 2017:

  • 22 planting events with volunteers in 13 localities of Moldova, more than 5 plantings consulted, numerous monitoring and tree-caring visits
  • Teambuildings as one of the new activities
  • Multiple simultaneous events – thanks to a team of three main coordinators, Seed It Forward could be at several planting events in different parts of the country at once
  • Co-organizing, with Eco-Village Moldova and EcoVisio as a whole, the program “ActiveOrganic” (February-November 2017) - promoting topics such as agroforestry, composting, natural plant protection, beekeeping, solar food dehydration etc.
  • Co-organizing, with EcoVisio, the activEco Tree-Growing Challenge, and mentoring more than 10 planting initiatives all over Moldova
  • Launching a new project-initiative, “Ask a Worm“, to promote urban composting and local products
  • Over 335 people involved in practical activities (many of them more than one time)
  • Over 3400 seedlings and over 3500 seeds planted

Since autumn 2015, more than 600 people have been directly involved, including alumni, participants and applicants of various programs implemented by EcoVisio. It would also not be possible without fruitful cooperation with local communities, especially youth, local authorities, local and international companies, organizations, volunteers and initiatives.

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Seed It Forward Bubuieci landfill revitalization 2
Seed It Forward growing trees 6
Seed It Forward practical education 1
Seed It Forward Riscova planting November 2016 2
Seed It Forward hazelnut planting March 2016
Seed It Forward Riscova planting November 2016

Tags: Education for Sustainable Development, Networking and cooperation, Tree planting, Agroforestry and Organic Agriculture


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