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Trees for the Future’s Blog


Growing Trees and a Support System

Stories From the Field
Uganda

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

From Better Feed to a Better Way of Farming

Stories From the Field
Kenya
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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
Senegal
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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

The Dry Season is No Match for this Tanzanian Forest Garden Farmer

Stories From the Field
Tanzania

In Tanzania, the dry season in most regions can last from late May to November. These extended periods of little to no rainfall can leave farmers with little to harvest, making families go months… Read More

The Future of Cocoa is Sustainable

Stories From the Field
Cameroon
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Africa produces more than 70% of the world’s cocoa, but the farmers at the core of the $100 billion+ industry are barely making enough money to survive. At the same time, cocoa farming is… Read More

10 Essential Ways Trees Help Our Planet

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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