trees planted 1 million
hectares restored 569
since 2017

Restoring the Daka river

Hundreds of villages in northern Ghana depend on the Daka river for drinking, washing, cooking, and farming. But due to deforestation, the river dries out for months on end. Helping trees grow along its banks will restore the water level and prevent erosion. The trees also provide another benefit: fruit and nuts!

Partners

TREE AID

Planting method

Tree nurseries, FMNR

Planting season

June-August

Main threats

Overgrazing, deforestation, unsustainable land use, unpredictable weather

Wildlife protected

Pangolin

Challenges

Conservation needed for the project to be sustainable
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Top trees species

Khaya senegalensis
Native Species Endangered
Cassia sena
Native Species
Ziziphus mauritiana
Native Species Endangered
Ceiba Pentandra
Native Species
Parkia bilobosa
Native Species
Anarcadium occidentale

Meet The Baobab Collective

The women creating a superfood from trees
More information about our work in Ghana
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