Fighting Climate Change: Tree Banks

One quite successful approach to enlisting local community support for  anti-climate change initiatives has been the concept of Tree Banks here in  Thailand. Organised by the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives,  this project encourages local communities to create collaborations among nine or  more people to plant trees which may then be used as collateral for loans, with additional funding used for expanding the  scheme or other entrepreneurial activities.

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