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These Drones Are Advancing Environmental Restoration

As Mohamed Limo tends to his farm in Singida, Tanzania, there is a soft humming overhead. A drone is methodically circling the one-acre plot, taking detailed photos of the trees, shrubs, and crops covering his land.  Mohamed is part of Trees for the Future’s (TREES) Forest Garden training program. TREES trains farmers in a regenerative … Continued

Why Agricultural Development Matters for Africa

Africa is home to 54 countries, hundreds of languages, rich cultures and traditions, and breathtaking landscapes. But the continent’s wealth of culture and beauty is often eclipsed by its staggering hunger and poverty rates.  20% of people across the continent are chronically hungry (278 million people) (FAO). In sub-Saharan Africa, 40% of the population is … Continued

Celebrating 5,500 Forest Garden Graduates

In much of the world, students of all ages and studies are graduating over the next month – celebrating their hard work and successes over years of schooling. The same is true for Forest Garden farmers in Kenya and Tanzania. More than 5,500 farmers celebrated their successful completion of Trees for the Future’s (TREES) Forest Garden … Continued

Looking to Farmers this Earth Day

SMALLHOLDER FARMERS SUCCESSFULLY STORING 62.8 TONS OF CARBON ON THEIR LAND  Trees for the Future Forest Garden Farmers are Effectively Addressing Climate Change  April 17, 2023 (WASHINGTON DC) – Thousands of smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa are sustainably capturing and storing carbon on their land through agroforestry systems called Forest Gardens.   “Farmers are on the frontlines of … Continued

Advisory: Kenyan Farmer Graduation

MEDIA ADVISORY  1,451 KENYAN FARMERS RESTORE FARMLAND THROUGH REGENERATIVE AGROFORESTRY  Trees for the Future Celebrates Farmer Success in Graduation Ceremonies  WHAT: Trees for the Future is hosting graduation ceremonies for 1,451 farmers who have successfully completed their four-year agroforestry and sustainable land management training program.  WHERE & WHEN:  Central Kenya Graduation  Western Kenya Graduation  WHO:  … Continued

Homa Bay Farmers Welcome Benefits of the Forest Garden

Nestled in the hills surrounding Lake Victoria, farmers living in Homa Bay, Kenya enjoy breathtaking views of their countryside during and after the rainy season. The lake glistens on the horizon and rolling green hills create a striking contrast to the farms below.  But the dry season looks much different.  “If you come here when … Continued

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