Tree Aid delegates will be in Dubai, where we will be part of the Burkina Faso pavilion, representing dryland African communities and calling for greater investment in locally-led climate solutions.
We will be hosting three side events in the Blue Zone, including panel discussions and a new project launch.
Launching a truly community-led carbon project at scale: introducing the Tond Tenga project and the carbon investment potential of the Great Green Wall.
Friday 1 December, 10:00 – 12:00 GST.
Harnessing the power of local communities: making Great Green Wall funding locally-led
Monday 4 December, 10:00 – 12:00 GST.
How to make the Great Green Wall a locally led movement: the power of local forest governance & forest products value chains
Wednesday 6 December, 14:00 – 16:00 GST.
Summer Brooks, Communications Manager - email@example.com
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Désiré is the country director at Tree Aid Burkina Faso. He has extensive professional experience in the development and management of projects and programmes.
A rural development engineer, he specialises in natural resource management, climate change, local and decentralised governance and local development.
Tom Skirrow, Chief Executive at Tree Aid, has been with the organisation since 2016. During his time at Tree Aid, Tom has led the team to deliver significant growth across its operations, securing large-scale investment for projects. He brings 20 years of experience in program and operational roles working on projects in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific.
Yi-Bour Fabrice Bazie is an experienced journalist and event host dedicated to promoting civil society and transparency in Burkina Faso, where he has committed his work to community-led ecosystem restoration.
Particularly passionate about bridging the science/policy gap through evidence-based action, Annie brings over 7 years of experience in International, National and Grassroots Policy and Advocacy, particularly in the interconnected fields of climate action, human rights, and sustainable development.