What is a micro-forest?

Theme

Climate Resilience

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Video

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Video Description

A micro-forest is a small, planted forest that maximises tree density and biodiversity. Micro-forests are essential for environmental restoration and carbon sequestration. Micro-forests are part of the Aga Khan Foundation’s and the Aga Khan Development Network’s investments in nature-based solutions to tackle the challenge of climate change. This short 2-minute explains what a micro-forest is, what its benefits are for communities and the environment, and how easy it is to plant and maintain a micro-forest in both urban and rural areas.

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