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People and planet
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Few conservationists would argue that rural people are perfect conservation allies and fewer still would argue that a forest full of people is a forest empty
24 August 2016Project NewsEthiopia Seret
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DARE TO INVENT THE FUTURE; THOMAS SANKARA AND HIS PLAN TO SAVE THE FOREST
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Located in the heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso is a landlocked country with a dry and arid climate. Despite its dry climate, it was the leading cotton
23 August 2016Project NewsBurkina Faso
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Trees and their impact on water availability in drylands
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If you have ever been to drylands such as to Burkina Faso you might have seen that forests there do not have the densest tree cover. Have you ever wondered
18 August 2016Project NewsBurkina Faso
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Making schools greener
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The support of local people in resisting logging and conserving forests is a crucial challenge to deforestation. Environmental projects throughout
17 August 2016Project NewsEthiopia Amhara
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Technology meets restoration
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Innovative technology is fast being recognized as an extremely valuable tool to improve efficiency and outcomes of environmental projects. In Zambia we
15 August 2016Project NewsZambia Luanshya
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Women's fruit tree nursery scheme underway
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As of this week, the first stages of our fruit tree nursery scheme in Zambia are underway. Our planting partner is busy training 40 women to set up their own
15 August 2016Project NewsZambia Luanshya
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Women in charge
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Across all WeForest projects women are empowered through income generation and entrepreneurship. At our community-based tree nurseries in Brazil’s Pontal do
12 August 2016Project NewsBrazil
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Feeding families and preserving forests
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Hunger is a problem for people and planet. It puts immense pressure on our forests, which are cleared to harvest food, farm crops, raise livestock and
9 August 2016Project NewsEthiopia Amhara
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Indian Prime Minister visits our plantations
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Recently the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited our project area in the Khasi Hills. While there, he spoke with our project partner Tambor Lyngdoh,
29 July 2016Project NewsIndia Khasi Hills
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Entrepreneurship lies at the heart of our Khasi Hills project
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In India’s Khasi Hills, people are living alongside cloud forests threatened by deforestation. The Khasi are a forest dependent people who rely on the forest
6 July 2016Project NewsIndia Khasi Hills
India's forest
Saving India's Forests
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2 June 2016Project News, WeForest VideoIndia Khasi Hills
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Money for honey
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Meet Gebeyehu Chane. Gebeyehu is keen to engage in our project in Amhara to embrace more profitable and sustainable ways to make a living. He has 11
23 May 2016Project NewsEthiopia Amhara