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Julianne Baroody posted a blog post

Forest Carbon Project First in Africa to Comply with Updated Plan Vivo Standard

The Rainforest Alliance has validated the first carbon project in Africa against the 2008 version of the Plan Vivo Standard for community-led land-use carbon projects.Located in the rural Bushenyi, Hoima and Masindi Districts of Uganda, “Trees for Global Benefits” was established by ECOTRUST, a Ugandan nonprofit that specializes in financing conservation projects that link landholders to the voluntary carbon market. This new initiative has engaged over 500 farmers in sustainable carbon…See More
Mar 23, 2010
Julianne Baroody joined Mike Shanahan's group
Dec 2, 2009
Julianne Baroody joined Mike Shanahan's group
Dec 2, 2009
Julianne Baroody is now a member of Climate Change Media Partnership
Nov 25, 2009

Profile Information

What is your name?
Julianne
What organisation do you work for?
Rainforest Alliance
What country are you based in?
United States
Please summarise your areas of climate-change expertise (in terms of subjects and geographical areas)
forest carbon
What is your telephone number?
207 899 1912
Do you have a Skype account?
yes
Which languages can you give interviews in?
English, Spanish
What is your website address?
http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/climate
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail so the administrator can decide whether to approve your membership
Julianne Baroody is the Coordinator of the Rainforest Alliance’s cross-divisional climate initiative. The initiative supports climate-related activities in each of the organization’s sustainable agriculture, tourism and forestry divisions, maintaining strict scientific rigor and
helping to ensure that new incentives for mitigating and avoiding climate change compliment efforts to enhance sustainable production.

Julie formerly worked in the Office of the President at the Rainforest Alliance, which is an international non-profit environmental organization with headquarters in New York. In this position, she facilitated the development of new initiatives (including the climate initiative), coordinated outreach to partners, presents at conferences and universities, and managed the
President’s office.

Prior to joining the Rainforest Alliance in 2005, Julianne taught Spanish literacy to children on a coffee farm in the Dominican Republic and created materials for programs and fundraising at the Marine Environmental Research Institute in Blue Hill, Maine. She has also lived abroad in Greece and Peru.

Julianne graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in International Studies. At Middlebury, Julianne focused on Latin American Studies and Geography and wrote an honors thesis on cultural commodification and Ecuador’s Otavalo
Indians.

Julianne Baroody's Blog

Forest Carbon Project First in Africa to Comply with Updated Plan Vivo Standard

The Rainforest Alliance has validated the first carbon project in Africa against the 2008 version of the Plan Vivo Standard for community-led land-use carbon projects.…



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