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Deforestation, food security, drought, climate change and land conservation are serious issues facing many parts of the globe. These environmental issues threaten the well being of people as well as the natural ecosystems. Tackling such involved and interconnected issues takes enormous effort and a forward thinking strategy.
Sadhana Forest is attempting to right these issues by finding innovative ways to support local rural villages. It turns out that growing drought resistant food-bearing trees could be the ideal solution. Planting indigenous tree species provides multiple benefits. By retaining water and filling the aquifer, Sadhana Forest allows local villagers to cultivate their food and it prevents exodus to nearby city slums.
Most recently, Sadhana Forest – Kenya plans to create an indigenous food forest in the Samburu district. To accomplish this task, it is following the forest model that it pioneered in other parts of the world.
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