A forest in your backyard

Last Modified: Sun Apr 09 2017 10:30:26 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 100
    years, time taken by a forest to mature, if planted by humans and then left to nature’s own devices
  • 2011
    Year Afforestt was founded by Shubhendu Sharma as a for profit social enterprise with a mission to bring back our native forests. Their approach is based on the technique developed by Akira Miyawaki.
  • 3,000
    forests have been successfully created worldwide using the technique developed by Akira Miyawaki, an expert in regenerating native habitats on land wrecked by industrialization.
  • 30
    times more dense, forests grown using the Miyawaki Technique, compared to conventional plantations.
  • 50-100
    different native species can be planted in the same area.
  • 30
    times better noise and dust reduction.
  • 0
    A completely maintenance-free, wild and native forest after the first three years
  • 95
    forests generated to date since 2011.
  • 33
    cities covered.
  • 244,710
    trees grown.