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Food - Agriculture

Three Trees per House Project

The project developped by the Horticulture Development and Environment Protection (HODEP) Cooperative aims to ensure food security and fight against climate change.

An initiative of Horticulture Development and Environment Protection (HODEP) Cooperative

Overview of the project

The HODEP’s initiative is to develop well selected and grafted seedlings for different varieties of trees and to distribute to all families - starting by local small scale farmers. This will contribute to increase the food productivity – in order to eradicate malnutrition. They start to distribute at least three trees per house in cities – to ensure much more green cities.
Objective

The project aims to ensure food security and fight against climate change.

Level of progress

Ongoing research

Project timeline

1/15/2019

Quantitative results
Production of 80,000 seedlings of fruits and vegetables per year.
Qualitative results
The project is impacting the community by enabling the fight against climate change - where the organisation grows plant, they absorb the harmful greenhouse gases. This result helps to stabilize the soil and also fight against soil erosion as well as improve nutrient diet to fight against malnutrition through quality vegetables and fruits.
About the
organisation

Horticulture Development and Environment Protection (HODEP) Cooperative

Felix Nizeyimana
Managing Director
nizefel@gmail.com
250725309504
Started in 2018, Horticulture Development and Environment Protection (HODEP) Cooperative aims at eradicating malnutrition and reducing climate change effects in Rwanda and beyond. In order to do so, HODEP has for mission to distribute different varieties of selected and grafted seedlings of fruits to impoverished communities to improve their live-condition and lead to sustainable development. It believes to increase the fruits production as the great pillar to eradicate malnutrition and its consequences.