A new and wholesome partnership

We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with Wessanen UK. Wessanen is the first corporate sponsor of our 20 Million Trees for Kenya’s Forests campaign, but they are also supporting our Tree Power Education Project in the UK and our Sustainable Community Forestry Programme, including our partner Alpha Women Empowerment Initiative in Uganda. Altogether, in the first year…

World Day to Combat Desertification 17 June

Today is World day to Combat Desertification The United Nations predicts that over 50 million people will be forced to leave their homes by 2020 because their land will literally have turned to dust. This process, known as desertification, is one of the greatest environmental threats of our time, a potential catastrophe for communities and…

World Environment Day 5th June

Today is World Environment Day! It is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries. Every World Environment Day has a different…

Oxford Half Marathon calling for runners!

Calling all runners! ITF now have places available for the Oxford Half Marathon on October 9, 2016. We would love you to join us to experience Oxford’s most stunning sights on the 13.1 mile route, as the streets echo with thousands of cheering supporters. We are offering discounted places at £25 and in return we…

The Mpingo Conservation and Development Initiative wins Whitley Fund for Nature Award

Our partner the Mpingo Conservation and Development Initiative (MCDI), has recently achieved international recognition for its work in conserving the coastal forests of Tanzania. Co-founder and CEO, Makala Jasper, was singled out from more than 130 other applicants to receive an international conservation award from the Whitley Fund for Nature.

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Severe Drought in Malawi: The Nkhata Bay Natural Way provides long-term solution

Malawi has declared a state of disaster over worsening food shortages as concerns grow over a hunger crisis spreading across much of southern Africa.

The promising progress made during the first nine months of the Nkhata Bay Natural Way (NBNW) initiative in Malawi has been thrown into jeopardy by the severe drought caused by the failure of the rains in December.

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