Transitioning villages to agroforestry in Tanzania

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Transitioning villages to agroforestry in Tanzania
Continent Africa
Country Tanzania
Costs per tree 0.79 €
GPS Data of planting site -1.528540, 33.941458
Reforestation Partner WeForest

In Mara, the extraction of resources from forests has caused local smallholder farmers to struggle with infertile soil, low water tables and erratic rainfall. Seedlings are grown in nurseries and distributed to the people that need it most. Through agroforestry systems on their farms and schools, the farmers and institutional beneficiaries are able to grow their own fodder, fuelwood, fiber, fruit and timber, and so no longer need to depend on forests for consumption or income generation.

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Ethiopia Desa’a

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Ethiopia Desa'a
Continent Africa
Country Ethiopia
Costs per square meter 0.18 €
GPS Data of planting site 13.947349, 39.813018
Reforestation Partner WeForest

The Desa’a Forest is one of the oldest remaining dry afromontane forests in Ethiopia. Over 26,000 people live below the poverty line here, relying on the forest for water, energy and to feed their cattle. This ambitious, award-winning project aims to restore and protect arid afromontane and bring water back to this region, which is directly threatened by desertification coming from the north, and lift the rural communities out of extreme poverty. 

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