Burkina Faso

There’s hardly a place more vulnerable to climate change than northern Burkina Faso. Planting trees here restores desertified land to its former fertility, curbs violent conflict by creating employment, improves nutrition through agroforestry, and encourages communities to take charge of their future.

Burkina Faso

Forests are disappearing. We need to revive the forest within us: a movie

Our tree-planting partners in Burkina Faso have made a movie entirely filmed around the sites where your searches plant trees. A movie about the fate of the Sahel’s forests and its people.

Tree Updates

Tree-Planting Update: Episode 23

Welcome to our twenty-third tree update, this time from Burkina Faso, where I went with Christian, Ecosia’s founder.

Tree Updates

Tree-Planting Update: Episode 17

In this tree-planting update, see how the forest is coming back in Indonesia, and how your trees are doing in Haiti and in Mali.

Burkina Faso

How your searches brought a desert back to life

Each year, entire villages come together to dig seedbeds in half-moon formations. Saydou Kalaga is a driving force behind all of this.

Tree Updates

Tree-Planting Update: Episode 15

A new project from Colombia and news about your trees in Burkina Faso and Peru. With a message from Jane Goodall.


50! Million! Trees!

50 million trees means 2.5 million tonnes of CO2 removed from the atmosphere. But it means so much more…

Burkina Faso

From depleted desert to fertile forest

Before the rainy season, villagers dug seedbeds to prevent rain from running off. The results are breathtaking.


The people we meet

In this bonus episode of the Ecosia podcast, we take you behind the scenes of our reforestation projects in Burkina Faso and Ethiopia.

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso: a beginning in pictures

About a month ago, just before the rainy season, we visited our reforestation project in Burkina Faso. Here's what we saw.

Burkina Faso

How tree planting empowers women

Sawadogo is the women’s representative of Gongho, a village in northern Burkina Faso.

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso, one year on

It’s been more than a year since thanks to your searches we started supporting a tree planting project in Burkina Faso.

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