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Forest Acceleration Project

Bee Keeping in Forests & Deserts.

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Describe your idea in one sentence (200 characters)

Bee Keeping in Forests & Deserts will accelerate pollination which will increase forest cover #ClimateAction as well as tackle #ClimateChange. Food security will be accelerated too.

Explain the challenge you are aiming to solve (1500 characters)

#ClimateActionNow #ClimateAction #DecadeOfAction #BioDiversity

Is there data or evidence that supports this problem which you are trying to solve?

  • NO

What’s your innovation or solution? How does it work? (1500 characters)

We install millions of bee hives in our forests.

Tell us about your end users (1500 characters)

#BioDivesrty Restoration

What part of the donor journey does your solution address?

  • The whole donor journey

Geography of focus:

  • Sub-Saharan Africa

Tell us about the scale of your innovation:

  • Anywhere in the world

How is the idea innovative? (750 characters)

Bio Diversity Restoration.

Idea Stage

  • Blueprint: We are exploring the idea and gathering the inspiration and information we need to test it with real users.

Feasibility (1500 characters)

We need practical implementation.

What impact will your innovation create? (1500 characters)

Bio Diversity Restoration

Organization Name (150 characters)

Jogas Merchants Limited & Volunteers.

Explain your organization (500 characters)

We are a team of young people with passion for the environment. We have thus been involved in various activities that are part of #ClimateActionNow for #ClimateChange.

Type of submitter

  • We are not yet a registered organization but plan to in future
  • We are not yet a registered organization but looking for collaborative partners

Organization Location (150 characters)

Nairobi, Mombasa, Kenya, Africa.

What is the current scale of your organization’s work?

  • Community (working within one or a few local communities within a region)

Would you like to share your contact information with the Gates Foundation, to be included in future funding information and their Better Giving Studio newsletter?

  • YES


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I love the idea of increasing the bee population and restoring bio-diversity, but I am not clear on how you plan to implement this idea or engage people to support it. Having passion is wonderful, but what are the practical applications needed to implement this idea? I agree with the comment below that perhaps you could add more details into your application to show how exactly this could work. Thanks

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