• Welcome to Food & Trees for Africa
  • FTFA Planted over 4.2 Million Trees since 1990
  • FTFA Planted Thousands of Food Gardens to Date
  • Food & Trees for Africa receives 2013 SEED Award
  • International Chevron Conservation Award
    goes to Jeunesse Park
  • FTFA Receives the United Nations SEED Award
  • FTFA Founder, Jeunesse Park, wins Eco-Warrior Award
  • Overall winner of The Mail & Guardian
    Green Trust Top Environmentalist Award
  • Winners of the Mail & Guardian
    Investing in the Future Awards for Trees for Homes
  • Jeunesse Park receives Arbor Day Foundation
    Caroline Morton French Award
  • FTFA a finalist in the Association of Chartered
    Certified Accountants Sustainability Reporting Awards
  • Jeunesse Park Shares UNEP Sasakawa Award
  • FTFA won both the Gauteng and National categories
    of the Institute for Housing South Africa award
    for Community Upgrader of the Year
  • Winner of Dept. of Environmental Affairs' Conserva Award
  • FTFA Overall Winner of the President's Forestry Award
  • 3 FTFA Projects came 1st, 2nd and 4th in the
    2004 Nestle Community Nutrition Awards competition
  • Instigators of Permaculture and founders of the
    Permaculture network for South Africa
    through bringing Bill Mollison to the country
  • FTFA become Sub Saharan partners of Global ReLeaf
    starting international Urban Forestry
    networking in South Africa
  • FTFAs website won Sangonet
    Best Use of Social Media and Best Website Award


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Earth-Day-2014Official Earth Day Network PartnerThe first and only South African social enterprise addressing sustainable development through climate change action, food security and greening, with a strong focus on environmental and global warming education and awareness.

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    Growing Green for Earth Day

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    Earth Day 2014 on 25 April brings green abundance as Food & Trees for Africa launch the organic sustainable food garden developed in partnership with LegalWise at Sizwile School for Deaf Children. The initiative addresses the scourge of food security and in so doing joins millions of people around the world who are mobilising for a greener planet.
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    Schools urged to enter competition celebrating abundant food gardens and climate resilience

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    Climate change is a serious risk to vulnerable communities and six of the eight threats recently highlighted by a team of scientists that gathered in Japan are being addressed by South Africa’s leading initiative, the EduPlant programme.
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    Comhousing Food garden project provides more than just food!

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    Improving schools nutrition is an essential building block for pupils’ success. Healthy, active, and well- nourished pupils are more likely to attend school and are more prepared and motivated to learn.

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    Five hundred trees for Rethabiseng in honour of World Water Day

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    Rethabiseng township, in Bronkhorstspruit, is set to bloom over the coming months as the community received a bumper delivery of 500 tree saplings as part of FTFAs Trees for Homes project. Crowds of community members turned out in force for the hand over on Monday, 24 March. Bidvest company, Konica Minolta South Africa funded the trees in honour of World Water Day, on 22 March.
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    GPT responds to climate change and improves quality of life

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    Global Payment Technologies (GPT) donated 1 000 trees to residents in Mamelodi East to improve the value of their properties, sink carbon emissions and to improve the environment. GPT planted the trees through FTFA, with whom they have been working for over three years now, with over 3 000 trees planted.
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