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…

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…