Impact by the Numbers


hectares under restoration in 2022


metric tons of CO2e removed over the project lifetime


trees planted per hectare in 2022


trees restored per hectare after 20 years

Current Progress

As of August 2022, the project has yet to begin the planting activities. By March 2023, more than 20,000 trees will be planted thanks to the support of 10 local families and 1 nursery.


Building Sustainable Livelihoods

The Café Apuí Agroforestry Project was designed to produce an alternative source of income for traditional coffee producers while implementing more sustainable coffee production in the region, free of agrochemicals and preservatives. Workshops and courses are provided, training producers on how to implement and manage shaded crops, prioritizing the interaction between a production system and forest, with the producers as environmental stewards.

Benefits Go Beyond Carbon

In addition to planting trees, regenerative practices through agroforestry systems can restore degraded lands and protect native biodiversity, while simultaneously creative diverse sources of income and providing sustainable food sources for local families. This smaller footprint approach that directly engages local producers provides an outsized impact, directly addressing one of the primary deforestation pressures in the region.

Addressing core SDGs
  • Goal-2
  • goal-4
  • Sustainable_Development_Goal_6
  • goal-8
  • goal-10
  • goal-11
  • goal-13
  • goal-15

Pachama’s Technology

Using technology every step of the way, Pachama helps leading companies invest directly in high-quality reforestation projects with unprecedented transparency and accuracy. Pachama uses Light Detection and Ranging technology (LiDAR) to characterize the structure of the trees before planting, serving as a baseline for future carbon measurement. Pictured below is the LiDAR baseline gathered from the Fazenda Santa Rosa farm. Over the next few decades, remote sensing will be continuously deployed to measure forest growth and estimate the carbon sequestered.