Multifunctional Agriculture: At Last, a Solution and ‘Plan B’ for Africa

A practical, appropriate and effective solution to Africa’s food and nutritional insecurity has eluded everyone for over 100 years1. Since colonial days, conventional thinking has been based on the misconception that what works in temperate latitudes must work in the tropics and sub-tropics. This thinking fails to understand the very different biophysical, social and economic conditions…

Three new partners selected for the Sustainable Community Forestry programme

Following a record number of applications, we are pleased to announce the successful organisations who will receive funding from our Sustainable Community Forestry Programme. Three exceptional projects were selected by the grants panel and will begin activities in the coming weeks. Spanning three different countries – Cameroon, Ghana and Madagascar – the projects aim to tackle…

ITF Staff go Vegan for Veganuary!

Not so much a New Year’s resolution as a statement. Staff, Volunteers and Trustees at ITF are choosing a vegan diet this January as part of Veganuary. As an organisation whose main aim is to conserve, restore and sustainably manage forests globally, we’ve decided to put our money where our mouth is! Agriculture, and in…