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Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA) is South Africa’s social and environmental enterprise improving lives and landscapes towards healthy people on a healthier planet, since 1990. Over 4.2 million trees, 1000's of permaculture food gardens, bamboo projects and organic farms have been planted for poor communities. Read More...

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Cloud-based back-ups save a lot of heartache for FTFA

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When the head of a key department's laptop is stolen, top management starts worrying. What will happen to the data on that laptop? Was it backed up? Do we have copies of it on our server? Worse yet, is the server back-up current or hopelessly outdated?
This exact situation occurred at  Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA), when the head of the Trees for All department's laptop was stolen from her vehicle earlier this year.

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Konica Minolta South Africa planted 2 500 trees nationwide in celebration of Arbor Month

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Konica Minolta's Cape Town branch, seen here during Arbor Month. From left: Albert Julie, Stacey Jepthas, Jan Cloete, Carol Harris and Sue Purcell.

In its continued commitment to the environment, Konica Minolta South Africa, a division of Bidvest Office, planted 2 500 fruit and indigenous trees in September 2015 in celebration of Arbor Month. This will be followed with a further 2500 to be planted early in 2016. The planting is all conducted through South Africa's first environmental social enterprise, Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA).

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Six ways FTFA fights climate change, one tree at a time

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Ops Manager Kate Bezuidenhout gave The Ground-Up Project some interesting insights into what FTFA does daily.
You can read the full article here: http://bit.ly/1NPfzCZ
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Nashua Mobile plants bamboo for Africa

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 title=Nashua Mobile and FTFA are set to celebrate Arbor Month in September by planting  seven hectares of bamboo at Blue Disa, Lawley, south west of Johannesburg.

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Nashua Mobile plants bamboo for Africa

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 title=Nashua Mobile and FTFA are set to celebrate Arbor Month in September by planting  seven hectares of bamboo at Blue Disa, Lawley, south west of Johannesburg.

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World's First Bamboo Carbon Offset Credits Issued under the VCS in the Voluntary Carbon Market

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 title=FTFA's Bamboo for Africa programme has been certified under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS)'”the first VCS accreditation for bamboo in the world. 

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Sky`s the limit for Eqstra Flexi Logistics Bamboo Project

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 title=Breaking new ground is nothing new for a logistics company that is used to going the extra mile. What is new is EQSTRA FLEXI LOGISTICS (EFL) Bamboo Carbon Offset Project, the first of its kind in South Africa.

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Food & Trees for Africa Announces First Bamboo Carbon Registration

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 title=In an international first, Food & Trees for Africa's Bamboo for Africa has been registered as a Verified Emissions Reduction programme under the international Verified Carbon Standard. This brings cost effective carbon sequestration to South Africa and addresses enterprise development, corporate social investment and black economic empowerment.

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Bamboo Symposium & Exhibition, East London 11 & 12 August

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 title=Food & Trees for Africa exhibited their Bamboo for Africa programme at South Africa's first ever Bamboo Symposium. Agronomy and inventive community planting programs, home and office products, as well as energy products and equipment, to show the full value cycle of this versatile plant were presented.

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