Young Forest Entrepreneur

Organisation: Reforestamos Mexico, A.C.

Founder: Jose Carlos Martinez Hernandez, Project Leader

Year established: 2013

Place of establishment: Mexico

Place(s) of operation: Mexico, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Cuba, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru, Venezuela, and Paraguay

Budget: $100,000 - $250,000


Young Forest Entrepreneur is a contest where young people present their best enterprise ideas that will have a positive impact on their local forests.

The contests selects the best proposals, and among them, one of the best is awarded with one-year support and mentoring from entrepreneurs in the field.