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TREE AID launches Tree Food project

Did you know that food grows on trees? Superfoods, micronutrients, antioxidants – what are they, and what difference do they actually make to your health? Barsalogho, Burkina Faso Good nutrition during pregnancy and the first few years of a child’s life can be the foundation for brain development, a strong immune system, and healthy growth. It Continue Reading

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UPDATE magazine

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Update

Read the Summer 2016 issue of Update
In this issue:

  • Trees and weirs on the Bongo River Trees project
  • Update on Ethiopia Drought Appeal
  • How trees can bring rain
  • ‘One Tree per Child’ project starts in Africa

And much more!

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Recent posts

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CEO visits women’s shea butter enterprise in Burkina Faso

On a hot dry Saturday in June, we visited one of TREE AID’s local partner’s SEMUS. They’ve been working in Yako region in Burkina Faso for over 10 years. We currently work together on local forest governance. We help communities to take control of their natural resources and work together with the local council to Continue Reading

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Director of Operations visits project in Mali

Tom, TREE AID's Director of Operations visits our tree nursery and enterprise project in Samine, South Mali We woke early to begin our trip from Segou in south-central Mali to Samine, a small village in Mali’s dryland region which is playing its own part in battling desertification and land degradation. A villager in Samine using Continue Reading

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News and blog archive

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Moringa: Miracle Tree

Moringa - The Miracle Tree Recently, you might have heard a lot about the moringa tree, also known as the drumstick tree, the ben oil tree or the horseradish tree. Maybe the most fitting name is the miracle tree, but what is so special about moringa? Woman preparing Moringa Moringa has many miraculous properties, the Continue Reading

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Going from coast to coast for TREE AID

Muriel Gray canoeing on Loch Ness James Ogilvie and a group of his forester friends are canoeing coast to coast across Scotland, raising money for TREE AID.  James recently completed the Seven Summits Challenge, climbing the highest peaks on the world’s continents, raising money for TREE AID on each expedition. Now James and the Social Continue Reading

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Tree crops essential to rural life in Burkina Faso

  John Moffett is TREE AID's Chief Executive Officer Tree crops, also known as Non Timber Forest Products, are vitally important for generating income and reducing hunger. ‘The contribution of tree crop products to smallholder households: A case study of baobab, shea, and néré [dawadawa] in Burkina Faso’ is a 2015 report of the research carried Continue Reading

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Bringing rivers back to life – a blog from Ghana

Vicki Guthrie is the Fundraising Manager for Corporate and High Value Donors at TREE AID.                                                                    This was my first trip to Ghana, Continue Reading

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Keeping quiet for TREE AID

11 November 2015 When I heard about the TREE AID Grow Hope campaign I thought I’d like to try to raise some money for it, and I decided to do a sponsored silence. My family thought this was very funny because I talk quite a lot. Also, I was going to do it on a Continue Reading

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A day in the life of two working mums

Life is hard for mums - lots of demands on your attention and never enough time. But for mums in the remote African countryside where TREE AID works, life is unbelievably tough. Two working mums Alice, from the UK and Amina, from Ghana, share what daily life is like in their villages… Alice This is Alice, Continue Reading

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School Resources

School resources

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School resources

School resources, posters, videos and presentations (KS 2, 3 and 2) to bring the African drylands to your classroom and fundraise for TREE AID

 

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Publications

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TREE AID's publications, including Annual Reports, Update Magazine and e-Newsletters