The climate footprint of the average smallholder farmer is minimal, yet they are among the worst impacted by a changing climate.
Central findings of Laterite study of tree-planting activity in Kenya, 2019.
Study conducted by evaluation firm Laterite, looking at the impact of One Acre Fund's grevillea (timber) tree-planting program In Kenya, 2019.
Investing in trees might not sound like the most exciting investment, but trees can offer financial and social returns for years to come.
What makes trees such a great investment for smallholder farmers?
Though his neighbors question James' decision to plant Grevillea trees, he knows his hard work will pay off.
For the thousands of smallholder farmers we work with, growing trees can offer an incredible return on investment in just a few years.
Two grevillea farmers explain just how great these trees have been for their farm's health and productivity.