We return to the Trees 4 Livelihoods programme in Mali. In the last edition we featured the work of this Big Lottery Fund project on sustainable land practices and we now turn our attention to how developing alternative livelihoods is reducing pressures on the forest and reducing poverty levels in the community.
Catriona Baker passed way aged 97 years, last Wednesday morning, 12th November 2014. ITF trustees and staff would like to send their sincere condolences to her family and friends.
Our 90th Anniversary appeal has reached over £20,000 boosted by two recent donations from our patron HRH Prince of Wales’ Charitable Trust and the Henry C Hoare Charitable Trust.
Thank you to all of you who have donated.
ITF’s Trees journal is now available to download here, packed with interesting features and articles including Greenpeace Africa on challenging corporate deforestation; a return to Ethiopia to look how ITF tree nurseries are helping to restore the Wof Washa Forest and an investigation into how farmers are working on the front line to reverse desertification.
I am writing from the beautiful town of Usisya on the shore of Lake Malawi surrounded by the Kandoli Mountains. I am currently in Malawi for 11 days visiting our partner, Temwa. We are carrying out a participatory planning exercise with local communities to develop a business plan for The Nkhata Bay Natural Way project.…
As part of our 90th Anniversary celebrations we are pleased to announce that we are calling for grant applications to our Community Tree Planting Programme for UK and Africa.
ITF’s 90th Anniversary Appeal to plant one million trees received a significant boost recently through the kind donation of Mr John Allen. John was a leading British Government scientist during the 1970-80s and a negotiator at the Geneva Convention to establish a framework to reduce air pollution and control acid rain. John explains why he donated…