The Land Accelerator has worked closely with dozens of companies that restore degraded land in Africa, Latin America and South Asia.

What are their business models? How do they make money? Check out the complete list of Land Accelerator companies below. 

Interested in contacting one of the entrepreneurs? Reach out to Amanda Gant.



Land Accelerator Africa Companies


Niger’s Addax grows and processes gum arabic to make high-value resin and livestock feed, while adding trees to an arid landscape. Watch their pitch.


Ghana’s Agromyx manufactures freeze-dried fruits, vegetables and grains to stem post-harvest losses and create instant food products. Watch their pitch.


Kenya’s Akili helps small farmers to make money by connecting their produce to sustainable value chains. Watch their pitch.

Aoulaye Sesame

Niger’s Aoulaye Sesame plants sesame, fruit trees and Sahel apple to recover desertified land. It targets the export market with its products. Watch their pitch.


Ethiopia’s Apinec produces honey and beeswax for export to Europe and has trained over 2,000 farmers in beekeeping methods. Watch their pitch.

Asili Oils 

Rwanda’s Asili Oils manufactures essential oils from seeds of moringa trees. It has a fair trade partnership with Body Shop International. Watch their pitch.


Niger’s E3D grows neem trees to make natural pesticides, insect-repelling soaps, disinfectants and related products. Watch their pitch.

EcoH Holdings

Kenya’s EcoH converts organic waste into pelleted fertilizer to enhance soil health and increase food production. Watch their pitch.

Edenfield Agriseed

Ethiopia’s Edenfield Agridseed sells high-quality seeds for indigenous trees, which are collected from forests by rural youth and women groups. Watch their pitch.

E-moto Limited

Kenya’s E-moto turns sugarcane waste into biofuel for cooking. This reduces pressure on forests and lowers indoor air pollution. Watch their pitch.

Expression Global

Kenya’s Expression Global offers affordable piped water for irrigation to smallholder farmers, making them more productive and climate-resilient. Watch their pitch.

GreenPot Enterprises

Kenya’s GreenPot Enterprises produces bamboo seedlings in nurseries and establishes bamboo forests to meet the energy and wood deficit. Watch their pitch.

Kalahari Honey

Botswana’s Kalahari Honey makes high-quality honey products for the domestic and international markets.


Kenya’s Kencoco makes charcoal briquettes from discarded coconut husks in coastal Kenya, providing a sustainable alternative to fuelwood. Watch their pitch.

Kete-Krachi Farms

Ghana’s Kete-Krachi sells cashew nuts for export to North America, Europe and Asia by working with small farmers. Watch their pitch.


Kenya’s KOFAR Ltd sells organic fertilizers that reverse the damage done by chemicals and improve soil health. Watch their pitch.


Kenya’s Lentera Africa connects farmers with technology and markets and provides them with high-quality organic fertilizers. Watch their pitch.

Moringa Miracles

Malawi’s Moringa Miracles produces moringa leaf powder, seed and seed oil that can boost smallholder incomes up to 61%. Watch their pitch.

Nguni Nursery

South Africa’s Nguni Nursery is a commercial nursery that grows thousands of trees for land restoration projects near Cape Town.

Norelga Macadamia

Rwanda’s Norelga Macadamia produces macadamia nuts. Macadamia trees stabilize the soil and help farmers to fight soil erosion. Watch their pitch.

Rejuvenate Umhlaba!

Zimbabwe’s Rejuvenate Umhlaba is working to establish a thriving market for land restoration offsets in Africa. Watch their pitch.

SA Bamboo Works

Ethiopia’s SA Bamboo Works helps to meet the timber deficit in Ethiopia by using bamboo to make flooring and furniture. Watch their pitch.

Safi Organics

Kenya’s Safi Organics makes organic fertilizer that reduces soil acidity and improves farmer yields by up to 30%. Watch their pitch.


Rwanda’s Shekina Foods dries edible cassava leaves to produce a new, shelf-stable, nutritious source of food. Watch their pitch.


Ghana’s Tilaa Ltd produces honey and cashews by working with local farmers through an integrated plantation. Watch their pitch.

Tree Resource Enterprises

Uganda’s Tree Resource Enterprises supplies tree seeds and seedlings to clients interested in agroforestry and large-scale restoration. Watch their pitch.


Land Accelerator Latin America Companies

Adapta Group

Brazil’s Adapta Group spreads agroforestry and regenerative farming techniques with the help of their app and a network of medium and large food and beverage companies.

Andean Pastoral Livelihood Initiative (APLI)

APLI uplifts community livelihoods and landscape function through regenerative rangeland management. In partnership with 135 pastoral families as partners in Southern Peru, it brings sustainably-sourced yarn and fiber products from its partner cooperatives and producer associations to the local market and garment manufacturers.

Bellavista Cloud Forest Lodge

Ecuador’s Bellavista Cloud Forest Lodge brings together three hotels, dozens of tourism providers and local community groups to conserve wildlife and restore hundreds of hectares of rainmaking cloud forests.

Forestbambu Esencia del Bosque

Peru’s Forestbambu transforms bamboo oil into sustainable soaps, cosmetics and beer by working with local farmers.


Costa Rica’s HEVEA is growing 150,000 natural rubber trees on over 300 hectares of degraded pasture, creating a long-term source of income for local farmers.

Inversiones Agroforestales Regenerativas (INARSAC)

Peru’s Inversiones Agroforestales Regenerativas grows 100% traceable, ethical and natural ingredients for the cosmetics industry — along with 64,000 trees — on its farm.

Kiwa Holding

Ecuador’s Kiwa has sold $4.5 million in potato, cassava, Andean carrot and beet chips. Now, it's working with community farmers to introduce organic and restorative farming techniques across its supply chain.

Nature Lab World

Mexico’s Nature Lab World is generating carbon credits by growing 32,000 native trees and bamboo for the market, seeking to expand its plantation from 80 to 600 hectares.

Nicaforest Plantations

Nicaragua’s Nicaforest works with local landowners to revitalize damaged pasture and grow 91,000 FSC-certified cacao, teak and native trees across 550 hectares.


Mexico’s Prontal harnesses the power of 25,000 native, dye-producing palo de tinto trees to transform abandoned pasture into sustainable commercial plantations.

Rancho 4 Diamantes

Guatemala’s Rancho 4 Diamantes is a tree-filled sustainable cattle ranch that is growing the country’s first ethically-raised beef.


Chile’s Relicto restores and conserves areas with high environmental value. Established in 2017, it has since preserved around 200 hectares of land each year.

Salus Mundi

Colombia’s Salus Mundi creates organic solutions for farmers, municipalities and companies on over 600 hectares that heal soil poisoned by oil, pests and decades of abuse.

Seamos Bosques

Argentina’s Seamos Bosques is helping forest owners tap into the global voluntary carbon market by planning restoration projects and procuring, planting and monitoring 70,000 trees.

Te´etik Vida Sustentable

Mexico’s Te’etik produces designer furniture and home goods from certified, ethically-sourced timber grown across 3,500 hectares of forest.


Land Accelerator South Asia Companies


Aadhimalai Pazhangudiyinar Producer Co. purchases and markets NTFPs produced by indigenous people in the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve in Tamil Nadu, representing 1609 tribal shareholders from over 160 villages.

AI-GENIX International

AI-GENIX International replaces pesticides and chemicals with its Artificially Intelligent pest traps which increase yields by 30% to 40% and reduce input cost when compared to chemical pest management.

Bastar se Bazaar Tak

Bastar se Bazaar Tak works with 250 small and marginal tribal farmers from seven villages in Chattisgarh on sustainable harvesting and post-harvest value addition/processing of NTFPs.

Bee Basket

Bee Basket rescues honey bees in urban centers, having rescued beehives for over 5,000 urban residential and commercial clients in Pune.

Bore Charger

Bore Charger is an environmental services company that increases the water storage potential of borewells, ensuring wells can continue to provide water in the light of population growth and climate change.

EF Polymer

EF Polymer has created a 100% organic and fully biodegradable water retention polymer that is mixed into soil to reduce water and fertilizer requirements and increase yield by over 30% in arid lands.

Gratitude Farms

Gratitude Farms creates agroforestry systems on under-utilized or abandoned farmland covering 20 hectares in six districts of Puducherry and Tamil Nadu through its organic “Food Forest” model with multi-cropping tree-based agroforestry interventions.


Hasten, formerly Alaap, designs and funds regenerative economic development projects in emerging markets based on reforestation, soil regeneration and food production.


IBANSS, formerly Biomiz, developed a patent-pending process to create polymers made from bamboo, rice and wheat waste that can be used in any plastic manufacturing machine to make products ranging from silverware to food storage containers, replacing single-use plastics.

Innotech Interventions

Innotech Interventions restores land and water ecosystems that have been contaminated with hazardous waste from mining and oil extraction, with the use of their signature Phyto-assisted Land conditioning and Microbial Augmentation Technology.

Jeev Anksh Eco Products

Jeev Anksh provides market linkages to over 10,000 farmers of organic and indigenous products in Northeast India, fetching them better returns and international market access.


Rhodotion has created a mixed farming system in Northeast India, where usually monocrop tea reigns.


SenzAgro is a precision agricultural firm that sells a soil sensing system that increases yield by 20%, decreases water usage by 40%, and decreases the usage of pesticides and fertilizers by 40%.


SquareRoots works with over 21 small landholder clients/absentee farmers to transform their 210 hectares of land from abandoned farms to thriving agroforestry systems with eight tree varieties utilizing a unique co-financing and buy-back agreement.

Vasumitra Life Energies

Vasumitra offers a suite of 100% organic fertilizers and plant nutrients that reduce the amount of water used by 50% and chemicals used by 70%, yet resulting in higher yields.