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  1. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    In Mwanza district, Malawi, thirteen villages have, for the last five years, been involved in a project to make fruit juice from indigenous species - Baobab and Tamarind. As a result people in the area are now planting more indigenous trees, rather than cutting them for charcoal and firewood.

  2. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    Namo Chuma, of the NGO Environment Africa, explains how traditional arrangements have protected trees in Zimbabwe, and how a new piece of legislation could empower communities to protect their forests against illegal exploitation by commercial interests.

  3. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    A co-ordinator of the Kenya Forests Working Group describes how it has been working with local forest management committees, to set up forest use agreements and educate communities in improved forest management methods.

  4. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    An NGO in Zambia has volunteers living with forest communities, in order to build up trust and work together on alternatives to slash-and-burn agriculture.

  5. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    An agroforester from Zimbabwe describes how a system of ?tree tenure? encourages sustainable harvesting of indigenous fruit trees, explains ways of adding value to the fruit, and how domestication of indigenous fruit trees can take the pressure off natural forests.

  6. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2004
    Cameroon, Middle Africa, Africa

    Researcher Oscar Eyog Matig explains how intercropping of trees and cereal crops, combined with water harvesting, has restored degraded land in north Cameroon.

  7. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2004
    Botswana, Southern Africa, Africa

    Lesoga Motoma, Executive Director of the Forestry Association of Botswana explains how her organisation is promoting fruit tree cultivation.

  8. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2004
    Senegal, Western Africa, Africa

    Ansumana Jarjue, Principal Research Officer for agroforestry at NARI in The Gambia explains how agroforestry trees can help livestock farmers.

  9. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    A forest superintendent from Nigeria explains how policy needs to change in order to reduce the amount of natural forest that is lost to cash crop plantations and agriculture.

  10. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    December, 2002

    The project manager at Kalup National Park in Cameroon explains how local rainforest communities, who have lost their access to the park are being supported in finding new ways to earn income, and how the project is making them aware of the need to manage their community forests sustainably.

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