Fondes Amandes Community Reforestation Project (FACRP)

Fondes Amandes Community Reforestation Project (FACRP)

Fondes Amandes Hills, St. Anns, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

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1868-689-7794

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Proud recipient of Trinidad and Tobago President's Humming Bird Gold Medal Award, 2007
E-Mail: facrp1@yahoo.com, facrp2@gmail.comTell: +18687501716 (office#) Mailing address: Fondes Amandes Hills, St. Ann's, Port of Spain, Trinidad, W.I.

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Mission Vision
A healthy agro-forestry environment in Trinidad and Tobago, providing sustainable livelihoods with expressions of multicultural traditions based on the FACRP participatory model of Community Forestry.

Mission
To position FACRP as a beacon of sustainable community forestry through knowledge transfer and the development of strategic partnerships.
Description

The Fondes Amandes Community Reforestation Project (FACRP) is a community based agro-forestry project that started in 1982 by a group of farmers living in the Fondes Amandes Watershed.

FACRP Modules
Organic gardening and permaculture
Clean Tree Organic Nursery
Community Eco-Tourism
Forest fires prevention and suppression
Tree planting
Community recycling/composting
Craft and cottage industry
Music and culture and community empowerment

Directions
Driving
Enter St. Ann's at the St. Ann's Roundabout. Pass the St. Ann's Psychiatric Hospital, then turn into the second road on your left after the hospital (Fondes Amandes Road). Inside that road take your first right into Fondes Amandes River Road, park and wait by the Welcome Shelter; someone will greet you there.

Traveling
Take a taxi in Port of Spain on the corner of Heart and Frederick Street near Woodford Square. Before entering the taxi ask the taxi to take you into Fondes Amandes by the Fondes Amandes Community Reforestation Project or by the River. The fare is $8.00 TTD but some taxi drivers take $7.00 TTD from passengers.
Phone 1868-471-2051, 1868-689-7794 or 1868-283-5609 for assistance

Awards In recognition of FACRP’s national service in the spheres of community service and environmental conservation, the FACRP was awarded the President’s Humming Bird Medal at the 2007 Independence Day Celebrations. The FACRP has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Green Leaf Award, Trinidad and Tobago’s highest environmental honour, and the EMA Community Group Award. The FACRP was presented with another EMA Green Leaf Award, this time for Sustainability, at a gala event at the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre, Port of Spain, on Tuesday, June 5, 2012.
Founded 1982
Products Eco-tours (fun and educational) |
Internship programmes |
Opportunities for Volunteers |
Training in Forest Management for the Dry and Raining seasons to mitigate fires and flooding |
Trees for sale from our Clean Trees Organic Nursery |
Eco-Culture Vacation Camp each summer for kids, ages 5 to 15
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