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KOKO DAO Savings Forests in Colombia
KOKO DAO is on a mission to reduce deforestation in Colombia πŸ‡¨πŸ‡΄ We work closely with local rural communities to create viable economic models as an alternative to deforestation. πŸ’πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³TLDRWhy?Colombia is the second more biodiverse country in the world, with 50% of its territory covered in vegetation. However, it’s losing more than 500 hectares of forest daily. GoalsPreserving 400 hectares of endangered native forest using avoided deforestation on-chain credits in Huila, Colombia.Onboarding farmers and rural community leaders in the KOKO DAO platform, where they will be part of the first ReFi focused Cohort in Spanish. Causes of deforestationLack of opportunities apart from cattle farming and extensive agriculture.High barriers of entry to the traditional carbon market.Rising involvement in illegal drug production and violence associated with organized crime.Increase in costs of agricultural production.Lack of environmental education and internet connectivity.How is the money being used?Development of KOKO DAO’s impact DAO Hub.Design of the first ReFi cohort in Spanish. Onboarding farmers, local leaders, and students. Incentives to provide cohort participants with internet connection. First pilot project developed in partnership with Web3 dMRV Provider (15 hectares of native forest).Legal expenses.To learn more:www.kokodao.xyzThank you for your support πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸŒ³Links:Website: @kokodaoxyz point talk: hello@kokodao.xyzKokodaoxyz.ethThank you for your support πŸ’šColombia's ecosystem loss since 1970: KOKO DAO's model: Pilot project: Field trip with local school students: 2018 vs. 2020
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