Projects


Uganda: 10 Million Trees

This project aims to plant 10 million trees in the highly deforested area of Mbale in East Uganda. The trees will alleviate the pressures put on people and resources caused by climate change. Specifically, they will provide sustainable supplies of food, fuel and shelter, as well as improved incomes, alleviating poverty. They will also protect local communities […]

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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 are home to a number of species found nowhere else in the world, including the Grauer’s gorilla and the Congolese peacock. An impressive 17 billion metric tons of carbon is held in these forests, that’s approximately 8% of the […]

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Kenya: Securing Ogiek ancestral lands, indigenous forests and livelihoods

The Ogiek people of the Chepkitale, Mt. Elgon, number some 5,000 people. In 2000, their presence on their own ancestral lands was made illegal. This same thing is occurring all across Kenya, forest communities are being evicted from their lands in the name of ‘conservation’. These evictions allow the Kenya Forest Service (KFS) to take […]

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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

The project aims not only to assist the Wampis in securing the legal rights to their ancestral lands but also to gain lgal recognitionn of their rights as a collective identity both in Peru and internationally as well as increase income for the forest community through efficient and sustainable agricultural techniques. this will include resuscitating abandoned […]

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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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