The All Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture and Food for Development have release an interesting report highlighting the benefits of promoting effective, ‘climate-smart’ agriculture in Africa. The report emphasises the need to channel funds for international development into initiatives that enable farmers to diversify and become more efficient.
ITF have received an interim report from the Mount Kenya Forest Tree Planting project, an initiative managed by our in-country partner – Save Mount Kenya Forest From Extinction Group. We are delighted to announce that the project has made excellent progress in it’s first six months which looks set to continue as the scheme moves forward.
ITF’s ongoing mission to tackle the cycle of poverty and deforestation saw tangible global successes through 2011. We’ve prepared a handy graphic to illustrate the progress we have made in the past year that you can download as a PDF. Want to help us do even more this year? You can easily get involved in our…
ITF have received an end of year report from Church Mission Society (CMS), our in-country partner working in both South Sudan and Uganda. Their activities over the past year are very encouraging and there have been a number of notable successes.
The latest edition of TREES Journal is now available to download online. This engaging and informative edition focusses on agroforestry and it’s positive impacts across Africa. It also contains a tribute to the late Wangari Maathai and a full review of the work ITF has been engaged in, both in the UK and internationally. Read…
ITF have received a mid-term report from the Ugandan Community Project and so far the results are very encouraging. The project is managed in-country by Friends of Environment for Development (FED) and centers around the Abwong ‘B’Village in the Agali Subcounty, near Lira in Northern Uganda.
We are delighted to announce the winners of the ITF photo competition!
Our partners SUNARMA who manage the Wof Washa Natural Resources and Land Use Management Project in Ethiopia have produced a video that gives a great overview of the project.
Since 2009 ITF have been working with SUNARMA (Sustainable Natural Resource Management Association) to deliver the Wof Washa Natural Resources and Land Use Management Project and we are pleased to announce that the project is progressing very well with some major breakthroughs occurring during the past year of the project.
Deforestation is accelerating across Africa, killing wildlife and weakening the ability of the continent’s ecosystems to withstand climate change, especially in the area of food security.