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International Small Group and Tree Planting Program (TIST)

TIST empowers Small Groups of subsistence farmers in countries such as Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, and India to reverse the devastating effects of deforestation, drought, and famine. Since 1999, TIST participants have been identifying local sustainable development goals that include tree planting and sustainable agriculture. TIST creates a communication and administrative structure that also addresses health (including HIV/AIDS), education, and nutrition. TIST expects to provide long-term revenue for the Small Group participants through the sale of greenhouse gas credits (GhG).
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Contact Person

Ben G. Henneke, President


7134 South Yale Ave., Ste. 310, Tulsa, OK 74136, USA





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Other Affected Countries

UNCCD Accredited CSO


Type of Organization

Sustainable Development Program



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