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…

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…

Dom Community Food Forest Continues!

The Dom Community Food Forest project is part of the long-term collaboration between Community Assistance in Development (COMAID) and ITF, which started back in 2015. During this time, COMAID have planted over 30,000 trees and trained local communities in forest management, tree nursery establishment and tree planting. COMAID’s most recent projects have been made possible…

Amuria Schools Tree Planting Project

Background In Amuria District, Eastern Uganda, ITF partner Save a Seed for the Future (SAFE) have started work with 10 schools. Working with both children and teachers, Amuria Schools Tree Planting Project (ASTREPP) aims to raise awareness about environmental degradation and give students practical skills in tree planting. Although the project is primarily targeting schools, SAFE believe…

Revival of the Community Spirit in Zambia

On the border with Malawi, in the Lundazi District, Eastern Province of Zambia, deforestation is largely attributed to a dramatic increase in the cultivation of tobacco, cotton and maize. Unsustainable farming, logging for charcoal and fuel, as well as wildfires are also contributing factors to environmental degradation in the area. However, a strong community spirit,…