International Day of the Forests

The Day will celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees. ITF is happy to celebrate International Day of the Forests with the launch of its new look…

Trees 4 Livelihoods funding awarded to ITF

This is a project designed to address the downward spiral of deforestation, land degradation and food insecurity in the Mopti district of Mali and will benefit almost 28,000 people living in 29 villages in the 4 communes of Konna, Borondougou, Koubaye and Ouro Modi. Climate change is having a big impact on people in the…

UK forests a ‘national asset’

The announcement follows a report published by the Independent Panel on Forestry that called UK forests and woodland a “national asset” and urged UK government to protect and value it as such. The report listed many benefits of forests and trees, including “carbon storage, flood protection, biodiversity and habitat provision, and wider ecosystem services.” It…