Category: Blog

Keep up to date with our work to halt slash and burn via our blog.

Mixing up organic pesticides on our Demo Farm

Organic All The Way

After failing soil fertility, preventing the weeds from taking over is the biggest challenge to getting a good harvest for Honduran farmers using slash and burn. Repeated burning creates an environment that favours certain...

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Changing Climate Calls for Changing Tactics

From the polar vortex in the US, to raging fires in Australia and storms and flooding racking the UK, extreme weather events have made news across the world in recent months as climate change...

Thouands of seedlings in our new tree nursery

Project Center Really Taking Shape

One of the most essential elements of our long term strategy to combat slash and burn in Honduras is the creation of a Project Center, complete with demonstration plots, a seed orchard, a large...

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Congo, Madagscar, Haiti – Going Global

There  are so many exciting developments happening at the moment that its hard to know where to start. Aside from our main projects in Honduras, our new projects in Congo and Madagascar are making...

Walking up to Faustino's Plot

Open Day a Big Success

On Friday we held an Open Day at our new Project Center in San Marcos.  It’s always a bit nerve wracking just before an event like this, waiting to see what the results of...

Millenium Film Festival

Up In Smoke claims award at Millennium Festival

We are delighted to announce that Up In Smoke, the documentary that follows 3 years in the life and work of Mike Hands and the Inga Foundation,  has won the Objectif d’argent Award (Best...

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Inga comes to Eden

Mike Hands is working with the Eden Project to create a demonstration of Inga alleys in their rainforest biome. The  biome already has an exhibit demonstrating the effects of slash and burn, with an...

The Site for Our New Project Co-ordination Center

Work Begins On Our New Project Centre

A lot has been happening on the ground with our Land for Life project and there’s a real buzz about the place as we start work on our new Project Centre. Having finalised the...