Project
The fashion forest, West Timor
Indonesia, West Timor started 2020 Active
Summary
Rehabilitation of degraded lands and forests along rivers is important to restore water functions. The voluntary carbon market is a main finance mechanim. Following local community's needs and wishes, local cotton plants are integrated with indigenous trees, which provide natural dyes. These are used for weaving fabrics, a long tradition among women in West Timor. An Indonesian top designer has joined to train women in producing fashionable fabrics for the high end fashion market.
Contact
paul burgers p.burgers@co2operate.nl +(31)(0)629048355