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Reforestation & Agriculture

Reforestation of mainly abandoned Upper Chkheri settlement is planned for developing:

  • Windshields;

  • sustainable water management;

  • biodiversity and conservation;

  • restoration and sustainable forest management practices;

  • community-based reforestation on the abandoned, but privately and/or Kharagauli municipality owned land plots for Upper Chkheri settlement different agroforestry projects.

 

Processing fruits and vegetables

 

Well planned collecting centers, processing and packaging lines for locally produced fruits and vegetables is an essential and integral part of the project development to ensure sustainability and success of the reforestation as a standalone, and Chkheri village tourism infrastructure project development in general. The project envisions to develop: ​

  • modern collecting,

  • processing & packaging lines for the produce received with the planned reforestation.

  • collecting, processing and & packaging lines for the locally produced corn flower.

  • modern distillation lines for the produce received with the planned reforestation.

 

Applicable tree species for reforestation

At the project concept development stage, the project initiators have selected following list of tree species for potential plantations in the scope of planned standalone reforestation project to be further studied out and confirmed and/or updated by the relevant CO2 reduction certification international institution on compliance to the Improved Agricultural Land Management (IALM) standards and methodology:

Prunus cerasifera (Cherry Plum)

Resilience: Drought-tolerant and adaptable to various soil conditions. Available in Chkheri village.

CO2 Reduction: Deciduous, contributes to carbon sequestration.

Photo of Prunus cerasifera (Cherry Plum)
Photo of Prunus cerasifera (Cherry Plum)

Prunus domestica insititia (Bullace Plum)

Resilience: Hardy and well-suited to different climates. Available in Chkheri village.

CO2 Reduction: Deciduous, aids in carbon capture

Photo of Prunus domestica insititia (Bullace Plum)
Photo of Prunus domestica insititia (Bullace Plum)

Juglans Regia (English Walnut)

 

Resilience: Tolerant to a range of climates and adaptable. Available in Chkheri village.

CO2 Reduction: Deciduous, contributes to carbon sequestration.

Photo of Juglans Regia (English Walnut)
Photo of Juglans Regia (English Walnut)

Fig Tree

Resilience: Drought-resistant and adaptable to various soils. Available in Chkheri village.

CO2 Reduction: Evergreen, provides continuous carbon absorption.

Photo of Fig Tree
Photo of Fig Tree

Cornus mas (Cornelian Cherry Dogwood)

Resilience: Hardy, thriving in different soil types. Available in Chkheri village.

CO2 Reduction: Deciduous, plays a role in carbon sequestration.

Cornus mas (Cornelian Cherry Dogwood)
Photo of Cornus mas (Cornelian Cherry Dogwood)

Prunus avium (Wild Cherry)

Resilience: Adaptable and robust in various environments. Available in Chkheri village.

CO2 Reduction: Deciduous, contributes to carbon absorption.

Photos of Prunus avium (Wild Cherry)
Photo of Prunus avium (Wild Cherry)

Pyrus calleryana ‘Aristocrat’ (Callery Pear - Aristocrat)

Resilience: Tolerant and adaptable to urban environments. Available in Chkheri village.

CO2 Reduction: Deciduous, aids in carbon sequestration.

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Pyrus nivalis (Snow Pear)

Resilience: Hardy and able to withstand different soil conditions. Available in Chkheri village.

CO2 Reduction: Deciduous, contributes to carbon capture.

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