A nonprofit to reverse the deterioration of nature.

About GainForest

We are an interdisciplinary and international nonprofit association based in Zurich, Switzerland 🇨🇭 with engineers, policy makers, and researchers from Germany 🇩🇪, the U.S. 🇺🇸, the UK 🇬🇧, Indonesia 🇮🇩 and Argentina 🇦🇷​

Our goal is to reverse the deterioration of nature by enabling dignified and sustainable work for forest communities using trust-enhancing technologies. Are you an investor, community lead or machine learning service provider - or just curious to get involved?

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Our Story: 
Learning from Nature's Stewards

Supporting and listening to nature’s real superheroes- local and Indigenous communities - is our core value. We are neither an AI startup nor a blockchain startup. We are and will always be a community-first startup. Learn more about our story and our values.

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