Trees

Building Conservation Education Capacity in Zimbabwe

Experts from Sebakwe Conservation and Education Centre (SCEC) and the Kariba REDD+ Project in Zimbabwe came together for a PACE training at SCEC the 19th - 21st August.   It was designed and facilitated by SCEC Manager and PACE Champion, Palloma Pachiti.  Palloma has been supporting Kariba REDD+ in their Conservation Education for more than a year and both sides were keen to train up a resource person on the Kariba staff. Charles Khumalo, pictured right, heads a team of rangers [...]

Report on the PACE Rhino Schools Project, Zimbabwe.

Thinking about trees at Sebakwe Education Centre. As soon as schools opened for the third term, I engaged them in an Essay Competition -  topics included 'My life as a Mutohwe tree' and 'My life as a Mutondo tree'. Mutohwe is a very common local indigenous tree whose fruits are a delicacy to the Sebakwe community. Its common name is the Snot Apple tree (African Chewing gum), the Latin Name is Azanza Garckeana. The Mutondo tree, Julbernadia globifora, is another common [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:18:32+01:00November 7th, 2018|Education, Trees, Zimbabwe|0 Comments

PACE resources to support small scale Tree planting

Tree planting is more important today than ever before – to combat climate change, habitat loss and land degradation, to control flooding and erosion, to provide shade, sustenance, fertile soils, fuel, income, shelter and a refuge for humans and wildlife. We all depend on trees, yet deforestation remains a global problem. PACE (Pan African Conservation Education) continues to encourage and support tree planting and sustainable use of trees and forests. Planting and nurturing trees is a fantastic way to involve and [...]

By |2019-06-06T16:06:39+01:00November 5th, 2017|Climate Change, Cultivation, Education, Trees|0 Comments