A new and wholesome partnership

We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with Wessanen UK. Wessanen is the first corporate sponsor of our 20 Million Trees for Kenya’s Forests campaign, but they are also supporting our Tree Power Education Project in the UK and our Sustainable Community Forestry Programme, including our partner Alpha Women Empowerment Initiative in Uganda. Altogether, in the first year…

Thank you from Kafuga Forest!

#SaveKafugaForest Money from our recent #SaveKafugaForest campaign has been put to good use by our partners PROBICOU (Pro Biodiversity Conservationists in Uganda). But more money is needed to make sure the good work that has started, can be completed. Where is Kafuga Forest? Kafuga Forest is on the fringes of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park –…

The Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel

Trees function as the lungs of our planet, but they also serve as footholds. Their roots stabilize and aerate the soil, allowing water to be absorbed. Trees are a powerful antidote to the impacts of overgrazing, which exposes soil to erosion by wind and rain, and also compacts the soil, diminishing its capacity to hold water.

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World Day to Combat Desertification 17 June

Today is World day to Combat Desertification The United Nations predicts that over 50 million people will be forced to leave their homes by 2020 because their land will literally have turned to dust. This process, known as desertification, is one of the greatest environmental threats of our time, a potential catastrophe for communities and…

Greatly Loved – Man of the Trees

Epitaph of a WW1 soldier leads to new support for ITF Looking at this photograph, most of us will instantly realise that it shows a group of soldiers from the First World War. For many of us, it will evoke an immediate sense of sadness as we remember the unprecedented loss of life in the…