Projects


Uganda: 10 Million Trees

This project aims to plant 10 million trees in the highly deforested area of Mbale in East Uganda. These trees will alleviate poverty, and help communities adapt to climate change and food security. The trees will provide sustainable supplies of food, fuel and shelter, as well as an improved income. They will also protect local […]

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DRC: Communities supporting gorillas & forests

Half of Africa’s tropical forests sit within the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). These forests host a number of species found nowhere else, including the Grauer’s gorilla. Many poor forest-dwelling communities depend on these habitats for their livelihoods. This project supports two community led reserves (REGOLU – Réserve de Gorilles de Lubutu and REGOMUKI […]

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Kenya: Defending Ogiek communities

In Kenya forest communities are being evicted from their lands in the name of conservation. These evictions allow the Kenya Forest Service (KFS) to take control of these lands and forests. The Ogiek indigenous people of the Chepkitale, Mt. Elgon, number some 5,000 people. Presence on their community lands was made illegal in 2000, but […]

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Kenya: Forests of coastal Kenya

The forests of coastal Kenya are rich in natural resources and as such have become a biodiversity hotspot of global importance.  The Eastern Africa Coastal Forest is under threat from illegal logging, fires, agriculture, and unsustainable charcoal production. Recognised as a  conservation priority, the small forest remnants that make up the Coastal Forests of Eastern […]

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The Congo: Protecting Conkouati Douli National Park

Where the forest meets the sea: Conkouati-Douli National Park. CNDP is the most ecologically diverse park in the Republic of Congo, extending from the Atlantic coast to inland mountains and savannah. Habitats include beaches, mangroves, lagoons, and inland lakes surrounded by a mountain chain with dense tropical forest. It is perhaps the only park in the world […]

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Peru: Securing the Wampís territory

This project aims to support the Wampis to gain legal recognition of these rights both in Peru and internationally. The Wampis are an organised and proactive indigenous group who are already working tirelessly to conserve their forests, mitigating about climate change and fighting illegal logging and mining activities. The Wampis have a profound, historical and […]

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Zimbabwe: Kariba REDD+

This project, in collaboration with the South Pole Group is based in Lake Kariba, northern Zimbabwe. The project aims to set up a world-class wildlife management area within the proposed Green Zambezi Corridor (GZA) conserving the wildlife, land and self-empowering the local people with small-holder business opportunities. This programme provides a variety of workshops, enabling an […]

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Guyana: Wapichan Land Rights

This project aims to aid the Wapichan people to legally secure and protect their ancestral territory and maintain their traditional forest. The project, in partnership with Forest Peoples Project, supports the community to maintain traditional forest knowledge in order to sustain their traditional way of life whilst simultaneously maintaining healthy forest ecosystems, contributing to climate […]

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