Planting trees in the UK & Africa
We are committed to increasing the capacity of communities around the globe – helping them to build secure livelihoods and improve their local environment through sustainable tree planting programmes.
We work in partnership with local organisations to support community forestry projects both in the UK and Africa.
Stories from the field
Find out how ITF projects are making a real difference to the lives of people in the UK and Africa
Paulino was born in Mount Kenya region mid 1970s and whilst growing up saw massive deforestation take place around him. In response he and other locals set up the Save Mount Kenya Forest from Extinction Group to tackle this growing problem...Read Paulino's story »
Bass Joe sought out advice from a project run by ITF and Temwa that aims to encourage agroforestry in Nkhata Bay North, Malawi. As a result of the training and support he received has now secured a new sustainable livelihood...Read Bass Joe's story »
Allaye Kébé, is a farmer from Sokura commune in the Mopti Region of Mali. Like many in the area he struggled against the effects of deforestation and land degradation but thanks to ITF and Sahel Eco he now has a more certain future...Read Allaye Kébé's story »
Videos and Images
A selection of videos showcasing ITF projects and other interesting tree films - click to play
Introducing ITF - find out about the work we do around the world
Kenton Rogers travels to Alergia to see the mysterious Cyprus tree
Community managed natural regeneration in the Sahel, Africa
Find out about the ITF memorial planting scheme based in the UK
Photos from various ITF projects around the world - click for a bigger view