Amuria Schools Tree Planting Project

Background In Amuria District, Eastern Uganda, ITF partner Save a Seed for the Future (SAFE) have started work with 10 schools. Working with both children and teachers, Amuria Schools Tree Planting Project (ASTREPP) aims to raise awareness about environmental degradation and give students practical skills in tree planting. Although the project is primarily targeting schools, SAFE believe…

Revival of the Community Spirit in Zambia

On the border with Malawi, in the Lundazi District, Eastern Province of Zambia, deforestation is largely attributed to a dramatic increase in the cultivation of tobacco, cotton and maize. Unsustainable farming, logging for charcoal and fuel, as well as wildfires are also contributing factors to environmental degradation in the area. However, a strong community spirit,…

Help us develop Tree Power

We’re looking for two consultants to support the development of our Tree Power schools programme. Tree Power is a holistic teaching resource about trees and forest resources, bringing the local and global together and incorporating elements from outdoor, environmental and development education. As we develop the programme, we’re looking for an education specialist and a graphic…

Fruit-full Communities reaches finals of Lottery Awards

We’re very excited to be one of the National Lottery Awards finalists for our project Fruit-full Communities, which works with young homeless people in the UK. Alongside our partners in the project Learning through Landscapes, the YMCA and The Orchard Project, we’re working with thousands of young people. Through training sessions including lots of outdoor learning,…

Join us for the ITF Annual Event on June 24th

The 2017 ITF Annual Event will take place this Saturday 24th June at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in London. This year, we’ve chosen to bring together a panel of specialists to discuss the topic of women and sustainable community forestry. We’ll be asking the question – ‘Women: the driving force for sustainable comunity forestry?’…