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Tree planting

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  • Baka women collecting non-timber forest products in Nomedjoh, Cameroon (Photo: Indra Van Gisbergen)

    Biodiversity: a women’s business?

    Women are among the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the world. What role do their burgeoning forest and farm businesses play in safeguarding biodiversity?

    29 November 2018 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Postcard from Durban: Greener football and tree-preneurs

    I met this 60-year old mother of seven on the outskirts of Durban, South Africa where she and hundreds of other women are helping to transform their communities and the landscape around them, one s

    8 December 2011 | Blog | Forests
  • Wangari Maathai: activist, environmentalist and mother to a movement

    It is with great sadness that I heard of the death of Kenyan environmental and political activist Wangari Maathai aged 71. She has been a great champion of why environment matters for people across the planet, and especially for women and poor groups in Africa. Like a tall spreading tree, perhaps an Acacia, her influence and courage have provided nourishment and shelter for a wide range of activities in Kenya and beyond.

    27 September 2011 | Blog | Forests
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