Rewilding Project

Agroforestry on 20,000 hectares of land in India and Bangladesh

The onset of the 19th century, with its large-scale industrialization and reckless emissions of CO2, heralded global climate change. Fossil fuels have generated greenhouse gasses that are damaging our environment.

We see a solution; our plants. Since plants absorb CO2, they can decrease the greenhouse gas content in our atmosphere and slow climate change. However, deforestation has been eating away at our plant life, weakening our ability to fight climate change. 

This is why HCI has partnered with the Jadav Payeng Foundation, the Nature People Network, RecycleJar Ecosystem, and the Indigenous People's Climate Justice Forum to promote rewilding of degraded landscapes where forests and mangroves, wetlands, and grasslands once existed. The project is set to take place across Northeast India, Central India, and Bangladesh, and will regenerate forests, mangroves, and grasslands by partnering with local communities and implementing best practices shared by them.