a forest of trees

Ecological monitoring: analyses focused on biodiversity and climate change mitigation

Classification of superficial soils, erosion risk analysis, soil segmentation.

Growth and biodiversity analysis, carbon capture assessment.

Clear and transparent data presentation with images, maps and key figures.

MORFO works with the best scientists and engineers to build and improve its solution



Drones: high-speed planting with unmatched precision and high-resolution image capture

Analysis allowing a very fine understanding of the ecosystems.

Worker safety.

Access to remote and dangerous areas.

High speed.

Ready to be deployed anywhere in the world.



Collaboration with local populations (seed collection, land preparation, assistance with planting and monitoring, ...) creating local value and equitable economic redistribution.

Seed collection.

Site preparation.

Follow-up and local care.


How does the MORFO reforestation solution work?

MORFO has developed a solution for large-scale ecological restoration of forest ecosystems. We restore areas, mainly concentrated in tropical and subtropical regions such as the Atlantic Forest and the African Equatorial Forest, that were previously forested and have been deforested, becoming unproductive.

Our company's MORFO solution is a multi-stage reforestation process:

> Analyse‍
First of all, data collection via drones and satellites is used to analyze the area to be reforested.

‍2> Seed selection and collection‍
Suitable local or even endemic species are selected from an in-house catalog (i.e. previously studied and tested in the laboratory). They are then collected by local communities to best meet the needs of the ecosystem.

‍3> Plantation‍
Our drones disperse seeds in capsules that contain all the biological and nutritive elements required for long-term reforestation. A single drone can treat up to 50 hectares per day, with each drone capable of planting 180 capsules per minute on steep, hard-to-reach terrain. This is 50 times faster than a traditional reforestation solution, and without the months of growth in the nursery.

‍4> Forestry monitoring
The evolution of plantations is given special attention through monitoring of biomass, biodiversity and carbon stocks, using images taken by drones and satellites.

How do MORFO reforestation drones work?

In our projects, drones are a tool for scaling up on two levels:

>Forest analysis and monitoring

Before planting, we use a variety of analysis methods to study the soils and characteristics of the area to be reforested. Some of these analyses include satellite imagery to obtain an overall view of the area, and drone imagery with more precise resolution for detailed information.

These data are then combined with our species catalog established in the laboratory to produce a planting scheme. The analysis drone can also be used to geolocate the species present at the time of planting and to monitor plant growth after planting.
This drone model makes it possible to differentiate between the different existing forest strata and to accurately monitor the growth of all vegetation.


We use agricultural drones capable of lifting fairly substantial loads and dispersing unique capsules that we have developed with public laboratories and scientists. These drones are large, around 1.50 meters in diameter. With our partners, we have developed release systems adapted to our capsules.

Why use seed capsules?

Our seeds are placed in seed capsules. These capsules contain all the biological and nutritional elements needed for long-term reforestation. We use drones to disperse and plant these capsules on site, ensuring efficient and sustainable reforestation practices that benefit the environment.

The three main benefits of using capsules are as follows:‍‍

‍>Seed protection
Seed capsules protect seeds from external factors, preserving their viability.

‍‍‍‍>Feeding during the early stages of growth‍
Seed capsules provide essential nutrients to support their needs during the early stages of seedling development.

‍>Restoration of degraded soils‍
Our method helps to revitalize and revitalize impoverished soils, promoting the overall recovery of ecosystems.

MORFO devotes itself daily to research and development in our in-house laboratories and in collaboration with partners to carefully select the best seeds for each reforestation project. Today, our catalog includes over 200 species that have been studied or are currently under investigation. To be selected, species must meet a minimum of 13 criteria, some of which are mandatory while others are not.

What are MORFO's success rates?

In the laboratory, we achieve survival rates averaging 80% (from 55 to 100% depending on the species). In the field, we work with nature, sometimes on very degraded terrain. Our aim, by combining our various technologies (capsules, soil analysis, weather forecast monitoring...) is to get closer to this percentage rate.

What happens after planting?

We pay particular attention to the evolution of plantations, monitoring biomass, biodiversity and carbon stocks. These analyses enable us to measure the evolution of plant growth and carbon capture. They also enable us to diagnose any problems or low success rates, so that they can be remedied, for example through future planting.

MORFO uses several tools to carry out accurate and regular monitoring: drone and satellite imagery, artificial intelligence and field analyses.

MORFO reforestation monitoring is regular and long-term. It extends over a period of 5 to 30 years. This period varies according to the complexity and scale of the restoration project, as well as the conservation and preservation objectives of the ecosystems.

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