Author: Mike Hands

Two new species of Magnolia discovered

There are many perks of our work, but none quite so magical as discovering a new species. And so, 2023 ended joyfully with the discovery of two new species of Magnolia near our farms...

How Inga Foundation is leading a revolution in coffee

“Together with Inga Foundation, we are going to revolutionize the production of coffee in Honduras” – Milton A Ramos,  Technical Assistance Officer at Becamo We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with Tchibo – the...

An interview with Dr Niall McCann

In this blog we speak with Dr Niall McCann, Explorer, Biologist and Director of Conservation for National Park Rescue on the Inga Model and its potential to enable farmers to move away from slash-and-burn...

Year 7 of our 10 Year program!

We are now nearing the end of year 7 of the foreseen 10-year Program, Land for Life. In this second 5-year phase, the aim has been to reduce emphasis on establishing Inga alley plots...

2017 – A year of progress!

A large, new nursery has been established high up in the Cangrejal catchment at Rio Viejo. This is close to the point where the track for the communities of the Los Limpios sub-catchment joins...

Maize is now growing healthily…

Maize is now growing healthily on a soil that had been unable to produce a crop for decades! The plants are flowering and forming mazurkas. Dwarfing the pruned Inga (which are there), Señor Victor...

2016 Update

Field operations in our Land for Life Program have continued to exceed targets and, in spite of the past two years’ extreme “El Niño” climatic phenomenon, we have achieved all our stated objectives for...