WeForest: Luanshya, Zambia

WeForest: Luanshya, Zambia


WeForest works with local farmers in the Luanshya distric of the Zambian Copperbelt to provide training and tools that will help with the diversification of income while they plant and protect local forests. 

Goals & Approach

The goals of the project is to restore native Miombo woodlots on smallhold farms, promote sustainable use of Miombo woodland and sustainable forest management, promote economic development, and build livelihood resilience. This is achieve through working closely with hundreds of farmers and promoting assisted natural regeneration (ANR) as a restoration approach.

Reported Takeaways

The project is on-going, but as of the publication date it has planted 2,405 hectares of forest. 


WeForest. n.d. "Zambia Luanshya: Engaging smallholder farmers in reversing deforestation" Accessed: June 2020


  • WeForest
  • Rainlands Timber
  • Home-Energy
  • BeeSweet
  • Civil Society Environment Fund