Your Christmas tree grows in Africa

Together for more climate justice - Donate fruit trees! The current Climate Fund project is being implemented in selected villages in the north of Senegal, a region that is particularly affected by climate change. Due to the increasing drought, agriculture is becoming increasingly difficult, and the once fertile soils are being destroyed by erosion.
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Naturefriends Climate Fund: Zio River project successfully implemented!

African mahogany (Khaya senegalensis), Limba (Terminalia superba) and rain tree (Samanea saman) - these are just some of the many tree species that have been planted in recent months by the residents of the three Togolese villages of Makumavo, Missahome and Mesiobe on the banks of the Zio River. In total, there are about 11 200 seedlings, which were previously raised in three newly established tree nurseries. The project was made possible by donations to the Naturefriends Climate Fund, which financed the establishment of the tree nurseries and the transport of the seedlings.
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1,000 trees for Senegal (Photo: ASAN)

1,000 trees for Senegal. Solidarity for more climate justice!

Under the motto "1,000 trees for Senegal", Naturefriends Hofheim and Naturefriends Hessen together with Naturefriends International (NFI) invited to a Zoom discussion on 23 June 2021. Mamadou Mbodji, Senegalese Vice-President of the NFI and president of the African Naturefriends Network, gave a moving speech on the effects of climate change on the African continent.
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Fruit trees for northern Senegalese villages – step by step towards more climate justice

In November 2020, the new Climate Fund project of Naturefriends Senegal started with fruit tree plantations in the north of the country. Mamadou Mbodji, who coordinates the activities on site, reports from the project region: Thanks to the generous donations for the Naturefriends Climate Fund, we can implement our project in a total of seven villages. The people there live from agriculture and suffer particularly badly from the consequences of climate change.
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