“In the absence of trees, our communities would simply collapse,” states Andrew Dokurugu, a project officer for Tree Aid.


Speaking from the charity’s West Africa offices in Burkina Faso, he explains how trees are vital for poor rural villages to survive in the long-term.

“We are looking at ways to promote sustainable agriculture and agroforestry,”

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