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ECO consults stakeholders in Himachal Pradesh as part of the FES project (India)


ECO Consult was contracted by GIZ as part of the Sustainable Management of Forest Ecosystem Services (FES) project to develop incentive-based mechanisms (IbM) to motivate resource users and forest owners in the western Himalayan states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand to sustainably manage ecosystem services, particularly water. To do this, ECO's team recently conducted focus group discussions and stakeholder interviews at three sites in Himachal Pradesh. This allowed ECO's forestry experts [...]

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ECO publishes first sustainability report

18.01.2023 | Since its foundation, ECO has placed a particularly high value on the topic of sustainability - economically, ecologically and socially. This is reflected both in its project work and in its dealings with clients, partners and employees. In the first ECO Sustainability Report (currently available in German), strategies and ideas are outlined along the company's visions and guidelines as to how internal sustainability can be further developed and strengthened in the future. [...]

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ECO wishes happy holidays and a successful new year 2023

23.12.2022 | This year ECO celebrates its 30th anniversary. Therefore, we would like to look back on the past three decades with this year's season's greetings. The document shows our celebratory card, which contains all the motifs we have sent throughout our company history: Seasons_greetings.pdf We wish you happy holidays, a wonderful time with family and friends as well as a happy and healthy 2023! [...]

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ProFE Cameroon: Produced charcoal offered in supermarkets for the first time

19.10.2022 | One of the aims of the ProFE project in Cameroon is to produce charcoal from sawmill waste and thus to use forest resources sustainably. In order to further develop the sales channels, parts of the charcoal produced are now also sold in supermarkets. For this purpose, a new and sustainable paper packaging was developed, which wraps the charcoal cleanly and safely. The new distribution channel simultaneously increases the profit margin and thus the income of the producers. [...]

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ECO celebrates 20 years in Madagascar – GreenMAD, PGME, Page and Page2

11.10.2022 | One of the projects that ECO was allowed to accompany and implement celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. It all began in 2002 with GreenMAD in Madagascar - a reforestation project only that was to evolve over time. The projects PGME, PAGE und PAGE 2 followed. Today ECO is responsible for the implementation of Output 1 within PAGE 2, to strengthen the technical capacities of the actors of selected wood value chains. In this context, ECO has developed a holistic approach to modernize the "g [...]

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Major milestone for “ProPFR”: 10,000 land certificates for Madagascans

27.07.2022 | At the end of July there was an important event for many Madagascans: president Andry Rajoelina handed over 10,000 land certificates to plot owners during an official ceremony. This is a huge success for the project “ProPFR” (promotion of a responsible land policy) which ECO has been implementing since 2017. Find out more about ProPFR. [...]

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