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…

A perfect day for tree planting

It was a beautiful day in Embu County, Kenya, just south of the equator. Foggy, cool, and with a persistent drizzle that sometimes turned into steady rain.  Perfect for tree planting. I was visiting the Mt Kenya Forest Landscape Restoration project – Phase 1 of ITF’s Centenary Campaign, 20 Million Trees for Kenya’s Forests, with…

Farms and Forest: Growing Together

From 1st December until 15th January, we’re raising money for a great project in Kenya. Farms and Forest: Growing Together aims to help farmers in Kanja village to plant trees on their smallholdings. Spearheading the campaign is Esther Nyaga, a 47 year old tea farmer. Esther has been involved in our 20 Million Trees Campaign…