Treeless Malawi by 2024?
Lilongwe — Experts have predicted that at the rate of deforestation that is taking place in the country, Malawi' off reserves will be depleted by the year 2024. Malawi loses up to 3.9 per cent of its forest cover every year, says Titus Sanza Zulu, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Assistant Director of Forestry, who was speaking at stakeholders' workshop.
Ethiopia's Humba Project - forestry carbon trading
Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism - The Humbo project, located 342 kilometres south of the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, has been cited as being Africa’s first large-scale carbon trading forestry project developed under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
South Africa celebrates Arbor Week and 2015 World Forestry Congress
Arbor Week is celebrated in the first week of September each year in South Africa. Each year, two or three indigenous trees are identified for promotion across the country. They usually include two commonly found indigenous trees species and rare tree species.
Sixty farmers enrolled for tree planting
Under the British American Tobacco Biodiversity Partnership Project, the Tropical Biology Association, Tree Talk and Nature Uganda, together with 60 farmers, are aiming to plant 1.2 million trees grown across a period of three years says Gaster Kiyingi, Manager of Tree Talk.
International Conference on Food Security and Nutrition
13-15 May 2013
Natural forests are critical to the survival of people living in and around forests and they help deliver clean water to agricultural lands by protecting catchments.
Wilderness, South Africa