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Food Forest Workshop

On July 5th, Community Forests International hosted their first in the 2010 Summer Workshop Series. Thanks for everyone that came out - it's great to see how many people...

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Kiboga District, Uganda

Daimen and I arrived safe in Uganda and met with the members of SLINT (see Daimen's post). We had a long bumpy drive to a small village in the Kiboga district, called...

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Uganda

Estelle and I have left Zach on Pemba and have made our way back to Uganda, in order to collaborate with a couple of great NGOs here before returning to Canada.  We're hoping...

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Wete Permaculture Garden

In Wete, I rounded up some young members of the community to help me plant a Permaculture garden on a small piece of land in the village. The idea was to show how you can grow...

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Pemba Update

Hello again from Pemba! Updates are becoming few and far between, but rest assured that can only mean we’re working overtime here on the ground. Fortunately for us Genki...

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Pemba

Hello everyone, this will be a quick update as I have no photos and I hope one of us will be able to put together  a proper post soon.  Since Zach arrived we’ve...

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Welcome to Pemba

Hello again! I am happy to report that after two months of traveling, I arrived safely on Pemba Island yesterday morning. The journey itself, from Bombay to Dar Es Salaam in...

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Gando

We visited the village of Gando and the land given to Community Forests Pemba for the Pemba Sustainability Institute (PSI). We wanted to involve the community and hear their...

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India Update

Having finished working with Nadukuppam High School (and Pitchandikulam Forest), I have settled into a month of travelling. Being drawn to natural wonders, I visited Hampi,...

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Wete, Pemba

Estelle and I are now on Pemba Island and staying with Mbarouk Mussa Omar, the director of CFI's projects on Pemba.  Mbarouk and his family are very gracious hosts,...

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