TISTs Best Practices Make a Difference Confidence and Empowerment GhG: Long Term Income Beyond Sustainable Development Small Groups
Confidence and Empowerment Small Groups developed the TIST program Small Groups implement TIST program Small Groups work to change behavior Small Groups see visible results of efforts Small Groups encourage and train others Small Groups are changing lives
TIST Groups -- Going Beyond Sustainable Development Small Groups develop best practices Small Groups disseminate best practices Small Groups invest today in: –Reforestation –Conservation farming –Soil enrichment –Improved health, education, information, etc. Small Groups –Meet their needs today, AND –Improve the ability of later generations to meet theirs!
Greenhouse Gas Income TIST Small Group activities sequester carbon in trees and improved soil –Planting diverse tree species –Implementing conservation farming, TIST Quantifiers verify, measure and monitor visible results CAAC creates the electronic infrastructure Sequestration estimates provide CO2e impact CAAC negotiates with purchasers to deliver long term income to Small Groups
Small Groups Prepare Nurseries Gather seeds from local trees Make seedbeds of soil and compost Select best methods depending on species Tend and water during dry season
Effect of GhG Income on TIST GhG sales = Long-Term Group Income GhG Income allows sustainable program TIST now a self-replicating program –explosion in group numbers –explosion in seedlings started Byproduct of explosion: lower cost/tree Lower cost/tree = lower GhG costs CAAC Focus - keep our promises to SGs
TIST 4 Years 19,000 Participants Visible Results
SMALL GROUPS ARENT WAITING! How to support Small Group Success? –World Bank options and opportunities? –Partner options and opportunities? Responding to their efforts –Next steps for CAAC? –Next steps for World Bank? Action Items
Budget 5 Yr/10 MM Ton Strategy: Establish 6-10 Pilot Locations Work with3-5 Dow Partners Develop Regional Best Practices Prepare Replication Plans Develop Host Government Plan Schedule
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