The beating heart of landscape restoration

The beating heart of landscape restoration ITF Programmes Manager Paul Laird spoke at the Global Landscapes Forum in Bonn in December. Focusing on how landscape restoration needs to be bottom up and based on a realistic understanding of what communities want, Paul talks about two of our main programmes in Kenya and Cameroon. “Women groups…

Project Update – Endemic Trees for Sustainable Agroforestry

With funding from our partners Wessanen UK, ITF has supported a series of community-based tree planting projects in Madagascar, as part of our Sustainable Community Forestry programme. These projects have been managed in partnership with the community based organisation Ny Tanintsika (Our Land). In 2017 Ny Tanintsika started a project titled ‘Endemic Trees for Sustainable…

Introducing our five year Strategy

We are excited to share with you our new five year strategy. It’s called Growing Together; for a number of reasons. First, as ITF will continue to grow trees together with local communities. Second, ITF needs to grow over the coming years so that we can do more to support the growing number of communities…

Project Update – Montonnso Sacred Forest Conservation Project

The Montonnso Sacred Forest Project is part of our sustainable community forestry programme, which helps community based organisations deliver projects which help restore and conserve local forests and associated biodiversity as well as improve livelihoods through the sustainable use of trees for resources. The project was based in Ghana and worked with two communities bordering…