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Green Shoots

Green Shoots

Helping to make life better for the people hit hardest by climate change. 

Climate change is threatening lives

In 2022, 56.8 million people were faced with acute food insecurity and weather extremes were the primary cause. It's predicted that by 2050, climate change will put 70 million more people at risk of hunger. 

 

What is Green Shoots?

Climate change is happening now and its effects are clear to see. Cycles of drought and floods are growing in frequency and intensity. Green Shoots offers a community of support to the small-hold farmers on the frontlines of the climate crisis.
Mung beans, that are able to grow in this arid part of Kenya’s Tana River county thanks to irrigation pumps channelling water to the farmland.
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A movement for change

Green Shoots is our movement for people who want to tackle the effects of climate change from the ground up.
A treadle pump helps to irrigate crops in Malawi
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Climate Smart Solutions

Green Shoots supports smart solutions to the problems caused by floods, drought and other climate disasters — helping to transform bare fields into bountiful harvests.
Programme Participants welcome Concern staff to their groundnut plot outside Mathonko in Sierra Leone's Port Loko district
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Mobilising support

Your donation will fund tailor-made farming innovations that are helping communities to adapt their livelihoods to the specific climate challenges they are facing.
A farmer in Kenya winnows mung beans
A village chief in Malawi, stands in front of crops grown using Climate Smart Agriculture techniques.
Farmers tending to waterlogged land in Somalia
Mcfreson Aaron with solar powered water pump
Aerial view of farmland in Malawi
A farmer stands in front of her rice farm in northern Kenya.
Elvis tending to irrigated crops in Mwanza District, Malawi.
A farmer in Malawi carris a spray pack to irrigate fields.
A farmer in Kenya winnows mung beans
A village chief in Malawi, stands in front of crops grown using Climate Smart Agriculture techniques.
Farmers tending to waterlogged land in Somalia
Mcfreson Aaron with solar powered water pump
Aerial view of farmland in Malawi
A farmer stands in front of her rice farm in northern Kenya.
Elvis tending to irrigated crops in Mwanza District, Malawi.
A farmer in Malawi carris a spray pack to irrigate fields.
A farmer in Kenya winnows mung beans
A village chief in Malawi, stands in front of crops grown using Climate Smart Agriculture techniques.
Farmers tending to waterlogged land in Somalia
Mcfreson Aaron with solar powered water pump
Aerial view of farmland in Malawi
A farmer stands in front of her rice farm in northern Kenya.
Elvis tending to irrigated crops in Mwanza District, Malawi.
A farmer in Malawi carris a spray pack to irrigate fields.
A farmer in Kenya winnows mung beans
A village chief in Malawi, stands in front of crops grown using Climate Smart Agriculture techniques.
Farmers tending to waterlogged land in Somalia
Mcfreson Aaron with solar powered water pump

Green Shoots in Action

Bringing smart solutions to those who are hit hardest by climate change

Here's how your monthly donation can help

Select an amount:

€10

€10 a month could provide farmers with enough crops and fertiliser to grow one acre's worth of wheat.

€15

€15 a month could support affected communities to improve crop production and livestock management through expert guidance.

€21

€21 a month could equip farmers with vital 'Climate Smart Farming Kits', containing drought and flood resilient seeds, essential tools, and solar lamps, helping to transform farming practices.

€30

€30 a month could help fund a 500-litre water tank, enabling 25 farmers to irrigate their land during dry spells.

Other

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