trees planted 17,209,902
hectares restored 5,909
since 2018

Trees against poverty and malnutrition

In Senegal, your trees help communities take charge of their future. With Hommes et Terre, we are working to restore desertified land to its former fertility, as well as planting trees in communal agroforestry systems. We are also working with Trees for the Future to help smallholder farmers plant Forest Gardens. In a Forest Garden, different tree species – each playing a specific role – grow alongside a great variety of fruits and vegetables. This helps communities improve their nutrition while bringing new income opportunities.

Planting method

nurseries, forest gardens

Planting season


Main threats

Overgrazing, Mono-agriculture

Wildlife protected



Demand for groundnut monocropping

Top trees species

Parkinsonia aculeata
Acacia nilotica
Native Species Endangered
Acacia senegal
Native Species Endangered
Gliricidia sepium
Anacardium occidentale
Acacia melifera

Return of the Thiéboudienne

How trees brought back Senegal’s national dish
More information about our work in Senegal Back to Overview
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