Africa loses more than 10 million acres of forest every year. This intense rate of deforestation is devastating Africa’s flora and fauna, and is perhaps the most serious threat to the survival of chimpanzees and other great apes. The disappearance of forested habitats makes it near impossible for endangered chimpanzee populations to access the resources they desperately need to survive.
- New project of Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots supports student efforts in western Tanzania to protect forest.
- Through sharing information about herbal and traditional medicine the students hope to increase motivation to protect the local forest preserve.
- Anyone, anywhere can support their effor through a special crowd funding campaign.
Informing Collective Management of Private Forests in Uganda using GFW and Mobile Mapping Technologies
Kanyovu Coffee Cooperative, the group of coffee farmers with whom the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) works, was awarded first place in the 2013 Tanzania Taste of the Harvest Competition. The cooperative competed with its Arabica coffee.