CIFOR–ICRAF publishes over 750 publications every year on agroforestry, forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy and much more – in multiple languages.

CIFOR–ICRAF addresses local challenges and opportunities while providing solutions to global problems for forests, landscapes, people and the planet.

We deliver actionable evidence and solutions to transform how land is used and how food is produced: conserving and restoring ecosystems, responding to the global climate, malnutrition, biodiversity and desertification crises. In short, improving people’s lives.

Thato Mogkadi

After a satisfying career as a Fashion Designer in her native Botswana, Thato turned her sights on the farming industry. She likes to say, “not only will my family not go naked, they will also not go hungry”. Thato along with her business partners, husband Alpheus and brother Mokgacha, took their ancestral land which once belonged to their father and his mother before him to embark on a commercial farming enterprise. Innovating international best practices to embark upon climate smart farming. “At Tso 13, the farm we have deliberately taken our varied experiences from the corporate world back to the village with us to employ systems, structures and procedures that allow for sustained growth. The hope is to stem the rural-urban migration by showing a different face of farming,” she says.