#145: Deploying Large Scale Reforestation

Join Dr Bremley Lyngdoh, Founder and CEO of Worldview Impact to find out:

  • The drivers behind Bremley’s mission to make a difference
  • Why the Lyngdoh clan’s sacred forest inspired Bremley’s commitment to taking action to reforest the planet
  • The cultural traditions of the tribe Bremley belongs to and how this has impacted his worldview
  • Why trees are key in mitigating the effects of climate change
  • The importance of growing a “green shield” in Myanmar and the impact this can have
  • Why Worldview Impact’s strategy is based upon the Costa Rican model of ecosystem services
  • How technology can help accelerate our reforestation strategy
  • Where the funding came from to help Worldview Impact plant 100,000 tree seeds a day
  • Why using technology in reforestation strategies creates more jobs for people and reduces the costs of tree planting
  • The need to measure the value of ecosystem services to successfully finance reforestation strategies
  • What needs to change at the governmental level to change the way we measure GDP

Dr Bremley Lyngdoh is the founder and CEO of Worldview Impact Foundation, a non-profit international organisation registered in England and Wales.

It is working on mitigating climate change by creating sustainable livelihoods for the poor while reducing poverty to improve living conditions in the developing world.

Bremley has post graduate degrees from Columbia University in the USA, the London School of Economics in the UK, the University of Geneva in Switzerland and the Intercultural Open University in the Netherlands with a dual Ph.D. in Sustainable Development from the Azteca University in Mexico and the Central University in Nicaragua.

Bremley is also the founder of Spring Valley Farm in Shillong, the Co-Founder of Global Youth Action Network  and co-chairs the United Nations CSD Education Caucus.