Ashanti Development working with farming communities in Ghana

Two people sit by their crop in a field

I really enjoyed catching up with Penny and Nicholas from Ashanti Development at the weekend for a chat about their progress. Ashanti Development has been working in the Ashanti region of Ghana for approaching 20 years, engaging with an ever-expanding number of communities and providing support with water and sanitation, education, healthcare, tree planting and farming. Communities gain the knowledge to …

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Wistman’s Wood and an attack of solastalgia

You’d think a self-confessed woodland nerd and tree hugger would have made it to Wistman’s Wood sooner, but five months after moving to Devon, yesterday we walked out to it for the first time. Wistman’s Wood is a remnant of an ancient forest that covered Dartmoor nine thousand years ago before much was cleared in …

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