Introducing Wellbeing in the Woods

In February ITF launched a new project based in Sheffield called ‘Wellbeing in the Woods’. The project works with young people aged 16 – 24 years who have been homeless and are now living in supported accommodation. It aims to improve their confidence and wellbeing by engaging them in practical woodland activities. ITF is working…

A Fruit-full Three Years

By Sue Pitt – Fruit-full Communities Project Officer As the Fruit-full Communities project comes to the end of its third and final year this seems like a good moment to reflect on what has been achieved. The project has been led by Learning through Landscapes in partnership with ITF, The Orchard Project and YMCA England and has…

Meet Agata this International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day we wanted to highlight the work of some of the fantastic women involved in our Centenary Campaign, 20 Million Trees for Kenya’s Forests. Women who are transforming landscapes in Kenya, including Agata Wanjovi. The image above was created by Omar Diop and was displayed as part of the Gaia Foundation’s ‘We Feed the World’ exhibition in…

Meet Lucy this International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day we wanted to highlight the work of some of the fantastic women involved in our Centenary Campaign, 20 Million Trees for Kenya’s Forests. Women who are transforming landscapes in Kenya, including Lucy Wanjuki Njagi. The image above was created by Omar Diop and was displayed as part of the Gaia Foundation’s ‘We…

Project Update from Masaka District, Uganda

ITF’s partners Masaka District Landcare Chapter (MADLACC) in the central region of Uganda have recently completed a project called ‘Out Scaling of Agroforestry for Poverty Reduction and Improved Livelihoods’. This project focused on engaging school children in tree planting and tree nursery management within their school grounds. MADLACC also wanted to improve the productivity of…

The beating heart of landscape restoration

The beating heart of landscape restoration ITF Programmes Manager Paul Laird spoke at the Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn in December. Focusing on how landscape restoration needs to be bottom up and based on a realistic understanding of what communities want, Paul talks about two of our main programmes in Kenya and Cameroon. “Women groups…