March 21 is the International Day of Forests, and this year, the day promotes education to “Learn to Love Forests.” March 22 is World Water Day, and this year’s theme is water and climate change, and how the two are inextricably linked.
This month’s theme pack includes 11 items from our Resource Packs: one backgrounder, six interview scripts, two dramas, and two sets of radio spots. The theme pack also includes seven Barza Wire Farmer stories. Two resources are available in Swahili and one in Hausa.
- Water-efficient gardens: Water is life.
- A decade of success: Community-owned project brings tapped water to village in western Kenya
- Clean water and a clean environment make a better life
- Catch rain from your roof
- Rebuilding the land I : Restoring forest landscapes
- Farmers in Niger benefit from letting trees grow in their fields
Barza Wire stories
- Zambia: Money grows on trees, so don’t uproot them
- Kenya: Trees help farmers restore soil fertility and increase crop production
- Burkina Faso: Household heads plant fruit trees to improve youth diets
- Kenya: Planting trees to earn income, protect crops, and prevent erosion
- Farmers boost yields, income with small-scale irrigation systems
- Kenya: Farmers collect rainwater to boost yields
- Uganda: Farmers dig ponds to store irrigation water for dry periods
The following resources are available in Swahili:
The following resource is available in Hausa: