Member - No Green Without Blue

The Mangrove Technology Platform (MTP) – a bio-inspired, smart and modular system for dryland reforestation

Type Company
Founded 2012
Company Size 5
Member Type
innovator
Founders Alessandro Villa
Headquarters 25128 Brescia, Province of Brescia, Italy
Social network
No Green Without Blue

About

Trees are still the most effective technology to capture carbon dioxide. However, climate change is altering the potential trees coverage and according to the actual trajectory, the global canopy cover may shrink by 223 million hectares by 2050. The ongoing degradation of land due to the growing scarcity of water resources coupled with increased salinity of soil and water directly influence the potential trees coverage. A systemic approach able to combine trees planting, soil restoration and sustainable water use is needed. The MTP provides impact solutions for regenerative reforestation and agroforestry projects to fight climate change. Combining cost-effective desalination technique with water-saving planting technology and Internet-of-Things solutions, the MTP enables reforestation projects on dryland broadening the soil availability for trees planting at the needed scale to achieve carbon neutrality
Headquarters 25128 Brescia, Province of Brescia, Italy

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
SDG 6
Clean water and sanitation
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Affordable and clean energy
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SDG 9
Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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