Our vision is to see native forests recovering across Africa
Reforest Africa is a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to develop and implement techniques for ecological restoration, conservation and monitoring of African forests for wildlife and people.
In doing this we:
- build resilience to climate change;
- develop transferrable methods for planning;
- execute and monitor biodiversity conservation;
- improve the quality and connectivity of native forests and woodlands ecosystems;
- bring societal benefits (especially income) from improving ecosystem health;
- improve societal awareness of the benefits of biodiversity conservation;
- support national and international research into Africa’s ecosystems and livelihoods;
- build capacity in local communities for conservation management;
- contribute to national and international biodiversity, ecosystem service, development and tourism targets;
- collate forest biomass and carbon inventories for voluntary and non-voluntary carbon markets;
- develop management plans for village land, protected areas and nature reserves;
- build capacity of smallholder tree growers in forest certification and forest/woodlot management;
- attract ecotourism and research-oriented study tours for Africans and international visitors;
- facilitate applied ecology research in natural habitat.
Our initial focus is on high biodiversity regions in Tanzania.