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Trees for the Future’s Blog

10 Essential Ways Trees Help Our Planet


1. Trees provide food Papaya, mangoes, oranges, limes, lemons, peaches, coconuts, cashews, apples and more come from trees. Beyond these nutritious and delicious fruits, some of our favorite spices… Read More

Growing Trees and a Support System

Stories From the Field

Ajambo Jofania has overcome more than the average farmer. Although she grew up in a farming family and learned to farm from a young age, she has had a hard time accessing the resources and support… Read More

Partnering for Agroforestry, Education, and Water

Stories From the Field
The Gambia

Mamie Njie spends her weekends on the smallholder farms of Fula Bantang, Gambia. At just 23-years-old, she’s forging a path for sustainable agriculture and agroforestry in her country. Mamie is… Read More

45 New Projects

Stories From the Field
Press Releases
Central African Republic

TREES FOR THE FUTURE TO PLANT 50 MILLION TREES IN 2021 14,000+ farmers in nine countries to use agroforestry to reach goal SILVER SPRING, MD (March 3, 2021) - International development nonprofit… Read More

From Better Feed to a Better Way of Farming

Stories From the Field

Ann Wairimu Kimani is a goat and chicken farmer in Ikinu, Kenya. Several years ago, Ann’s neighbor gave her some dried calliandra leaves to add to her goat feed. After feeding the calliandra to her… Read More

Finding Opportunity in the Land, Not Across the Sea

Stories From the Field

At the end of 2019 Senegalese cashew farmer Mamadou Fall had lost faith in his land and in farming. Like many farmers in Fatick, the third poorest region in Senegal, Mamadou worked hard to provide… Read More