No man is an island and Better Globe would not have been so successful if it wasn’t for the cooperating with companies, universities, local and international organisations.
As a Kenyan forestry company Better Globe cooperates with different parties for different causes. Here are the most important” cooperation.
KenGen- KenGen is the largest producer of electricity in Kenya and they have been working with Better Globe for many years. Better Globe plants trees close to their dams which reduces the erosion which makes turbines lasts longer.
Bamburi/Lafarge – KenGen and Bamburi has together with Better Globe started the “Green Initiative Challenge” which is a project that aim to plant over 500 acres of trees. Read more about it in Lafarges press release here.
KERFI- stands for “Kenyan Forestry Research Institute” is a Kenyan organization that works with research, science, developing techniques and spreads knowledge about forestry and cooperation in Kenya. Together with Better Globe they are doing research on how to scale up the growth of mukau trees to an industrial level.
Child Africa- is the Ugandan-Norwegian charity organization that runs many of the schools that Better Globe has renovated.
K-Rep Bank / Sidian Bank – Kenyan bank that specializes in microloan and runs the microloan banks that are finances with the donation package.
Other organisations that Better Globe works with are:
-Kenya Forestry Service (KFS)
-The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
-National Forestry Authority (NFA) in Uganda
-Sawlog Production Grant Scheme (SPGS) in Uganda
Better Globe also cooperate with different universities such as:
-University in Ghent, Belgium – have cooperated with Better Globe since 2007. Many of the students have visited the plantations and have also written their thesis and done field work at the plantations.
-University of Nairobi, Kenya – Cooperation with in-vitro growth.
-Makere University, Uganda – Cooperation with agriculture and farming.