BALKAN TRAFIK IMPACT
BALKAN TRAFIK ACTS FOR biodiversity RESTORATION
BALKAN TRAFIK contributes to local projects with positive impacts. Check this out !
Below, discover all the projects supported by the festival. It is also on this page that you will find information on their evolution.
A diversified orchard with old varieties in Gourdinne
Panier Culture is a family producers of local vegetables which contributes to the short food route of Charleroi Metropole. In 2022, 10 years after their adventure begins, the long-awaited project really happens : fruit trees have been planted to provide different resources in their production but more over, benefits for the direct environment (fauna, flora, soil and water quality).
Balkan Trafik contribution in 2022 : 10 fruit trees (20% of the project).
2.7 hectares developed for biodiversity in Perwez
Here in Perwez, it was a question of supporting a plantation in favor of the ecological network of the rural plains of Hesbaye with this herbeous species called “Miscanthus“. This project helps also a agricultural scientific research process of interest for the territory.
Balkan Trafik contribution in 2021 : 308 Miscanthus seedling, It means 21,54 tons of CO2 sequestred in 20 years (15% of the project).
Reforestation in Roly
In Roly, 5 species have been planted over 3 hectares: Red oak, Chestnut, Scots pine, Douglas fir and European larch. These species will replace a monoculture of spruces destroyed by the bark beetle and provide forest diversification.
Balkan Trafik contribution in 2021 : 1.778 trees. It means 207,11 tons of CO2 sequestred in 30 years (30% of the project).
65 fruit trees and shade for cows in Serinchamps
65 fruit trees of old varieties, with zero treatment were planted in this farm at the end of November 2021. Benefits for biodiversity. local production of fruits but most of all, Vincent wanted to protect his cows from heat, as trees provide shadow.
Balkan Trafik contribution in 2021 : 7 fruit trees (10% of the project).
Reforestation in Stoumont
This is sanitary reforestation after total windthrow following occasional deforestation due to bark beetle attacks. This program aimed to support 2,000 trees on 1 hectare. Three species were planted: 1462 spruces (Picea abies), 385 Douglas firs (Pseudotsuga menziesii) and 154 birches (Betula sp.).
Balkan Trafik contribution in 2022 : 349 trees. It means 41,33 tons of CO2 sequestred in 30 ans (17% of the project)