Fighting For Kafuga Forest

Lying on the outskirts of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Kafuga Forest is a remnant patch of ancient rainforest that offers a rare glimpse of Uganda’s remarkable biodiversity. Situated in a highly cultivated landscape, ITF partners PROBICOU have been working for over a year now to secure this area against the ongoing threat of encroachment. Kafuga…

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,…