In social terms the first and most important positive effect is given by the virtuous processes that are triggered by local people in accepting new technologies and new ways of working the land. Everywhere we have seen active participation in the integrated operations which are essential for the success of the interventions.
In the cases where the work was articulated over several years, joint interaction between the local population and operators has been reached.
The local villages are involved in the care and defense of the new plantations and crops, creating stable improvement and efficiency of the land.
In areas where nomadic pastoralism is practiced, people are seeking new ways of compromise between the villages and the shepardes that meet both the traditional rights of nomads to graze and the need to preserve, at least in part, the new plantations.
Prima della semina Capre al pascolo


Below a list of some of the many benefits which require the attribution of a value.

Ecological benefits

  • maintenance and growth of natural biodiversity
  • decreased soil erosion
  • decrease of floodings
  • wind speed reduction
  • increase of precipitation and infiltration of water into the ground
  • only use of rain water by the VS
  • CO2 storage

Social benefits

  • reduction of hunger and poverty
  • reduction of emigration
  • increase of hope and initiative
  • environmental education and responsability
  • training of skilled labor

Economic benefits

  • use of local workforce in disadvantaged areas
  • reuse of abandoned lands also for crop production
  • speed and optimization of the operation
  • increase of the value of the treated land
  • annual value of the volume of wood produced by the trees
  • value of undergrowth production
  • value of agricultural production, fruit and medicinal plants
  • development of local handicraft market
  • value of the production provided by wild and domestic animals

The Vallerani System allows the fulfillment of the Three Conventions of the United Nations and the fulfillment of the Protocol of Kyoto.