From desert to paradise

24’625 new trees

24 project partners in 20 countries

over 6’500 people reached with our events

We are

REFORESTATION WORLD is a non-profit association based in Zurich, Switzerland.

We are dedicated to the restoration of forests and the greening of urban areas.

We work by raising awareness about forest restoration efforts worldwide and supporting practical actions, in Switzerland and abroad.

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Our activities

We organise events for the broader public, as a way to increase awareness and motivate for action, and to present latest information on key topics.

These events also link with other activities that we promote with our partners, to enable direct engagement.

In addition, we select, present and support an array of organisations around the world, engaged in forest restoration and promotion of sustainable livelihoods.

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News from our network

New Voices interview

Our latest interview is out, this time with the founder of Reforestation World. Read about … Read more


We closed our final funding round for 2023 and funded the planting of about 6’850 … Read more


Make it Greener!

03/11/2023 9:00 am

2nd Tree-Planting at the Juckerhof in Seegräben, Pfäffikon (ZH)

We’re back at the Juckerhof in Seegräben, this time to plant nearly 100 native trees and bushes, together with the local team and the employees of a private partner. This action will extend the biological corridor from the lake upwards.

Make it greener!

Join us in our Swiss planting initiative .

Check the details and planned actions here, and register as a helper, property owner or sponsor.

Forest News – Latest issues

Forest News #23

This month we start with a few internal updates and then move on to carbon markets and offsets, which are meant to help us reach a low-carbon society and avoid… Read more

Forest News #22

This month we talk about urban forests and green infrastructure, or why and how cities are changing and becoming greener. We start with an inspiring video and then cover different… Read more

Forest News #21

This month: after 5 years as a private initiative, Reforestation World is now a non-profit association, registered in Switzerland. We briefly talk about our past work and future plans. In… Read more

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