Better Globe Forestry Ltd.

Better Globe Forestry Ltd.

The forestry company in Kenya and Uganda that manages the trees

Like most major companies we work as a group of companies, with each company focusing on a different aspect of operations.

Better Globe Forestry Ltd. is a Kenyan company, privately owned by the founders, who also work in the company. Better Globe Forestry Ltd. is a contracting party in all partnerships in Kenya and Uganda. We are also the ones who plant and take care of the trees that you buy as a customer, and who will carry out the repurchases under the repurchase agreement for the trees you own.

We operate and run the plantations and train and support the partner farmers who plant trees in partnership with us. We also arrange trips for those clients and ambassadors from around the world who want to visit the locations in Kenya and Uganda.

Well rooted in the Kenyan business community

Better Globe Forestry Ltd. has a very good reputation in Kenya and Uganda. We collaborate with many other organizations and we are well-connected with policymakers across the political spectrum. Unlike many other forestry companies, we work “bottom-up”, that is, we anchor all projects and decisions on a local level and then work our way upwards.

This is a time-consuming way to work, but in return, we get important local support for all our businesses and reduce problems with corruption to a minimum. It also means that we naturally avoid so-called “land grabbing” and all the problems that it can lead to, for us and the business community.

The Norwegian ambassador to Kenya, Kenya's vice president and founder of Better Globe Rino Solberg. July 2008

The Norwegian ambassador in Kenya, Kenya’s vice president and founder of Better Globe Rino Solberg. July 2008

Better Globe Foundation

Since 2016 we have also started a foundation, Better Globe Foundation, to more clearly distinguish the charity part of our business from the commercial. When you buy a donation package, the donation part will end up in the foundation’s account and will be administered from there, to ensure that every cent is used appropriately; towards donated trees, schools, water supply and micro-credit operations. The Better Globe Foundation also cooperates with KenGen and Bamburi in “The Schools Green Initiative Challenge“, where tree plants are donated to schools, giving students and staff the opportunity to plant and manage the plants. In this manner they become replanting ambassadors and learn the importance of trees and the value of planting and conserving them.

The magazine “Miti”

We also publish the magazine “Miti” (Tree in Swahili), which is an industry magazine about commercial tree planting in East Africa. The magazine is used as reference material in the forest industry and by scientists, farmers and students. By constantly sharing the expert knowledge and experience we acquire, we can make an even bigger difference faster. At the same time we get a natural exchange of knowledge with many different players in the industry and an increasingly wider network of contacts.

If you want to read more about Better Globe Forestry, we recommend the Kenyan website:

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Please feel free to read more here on the website, if you have other questions. We have a FAQ page with the 50 most frequently asked questions, and you can of course contact us at support@betterglobe.com.

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Each Tuesday evening at 8.30 pm we host a live-streamed information meeting online, where you can get more information. It is free of course, and you will be able to ask questions. Book your seat
Alina Lundberg
Gothenburg, Sweden

Me and my family have bought trees since 2008. We think it’s amazing that our money can grow at the same time as we make a difference for so many people. I have been on site myself and seen the plantations and the schools with my own eyes, and today I can’t stop spreading the word to other people. 

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact us at support@betterglobe.com

New website!

It is with great pleasure that we launch this new website. For a long time, our goal has been to be able to show you all the positive changes that your savings and your trees contribute to. The donation packages and trees that you buy really make a big difference on site. On our newRead more…