Resource Details

Cooperative Afforestation in Sirsa, Haryana

Project: Project - Nonprofit

Contact Info


  • Forest Complex Sirsa
  • Haryana CDM Tree Farmers Society


Species Info

  • Ailanthus excelsa
  • Acacia tortilis (exotic)
  • Eucalyptus sp. (exotic)
  • Acacia nilotica
  • Dalbergia sissoo
  • Zizyphus mauritiana
  • Prosopis cineraria.


  • The mission of the project is to restore trees to degraded areas while helping communities to receive carbon credits from growing trees, mitigate global warming, improve the local soil and environmental conditions, and to increase income opportunities in the community.
  • So far, 369.87 ha of mixed forests have been planted.

Geographical Region

  • South Asia
  • Ecosystems


  • India
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