Reforestation in Belgium and Africa

Chimpanzee protection

Youth empowerment



How the Jane Goodall Institute has a positive impact

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Roots & Shoots participants in nearly 100 countries


Communities in Africa are directly supported by JGI programmes

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Trees have been planted in Burundi thanks to Roots & Shoots programmes.

Chimpanzees are cared for at the sanctuary in the Republic of Congo

Our work

Forest planting

For every tree planted in Belgium a tree is planted in Africa to restore chimpanzee habitat.

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Chimpanzee protection

We recognize the urgent need to protect all chimpanzees, especially those that have been injured or orphaned.

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Youth Empowerment

Through hands-on learning Roots & Shoots equips young people to become agents of community change.

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Forest in One Day 2018 is fast approaching! Every year, we plant up to 8000 different indigenous trees creating a natural eco-system.

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In Burundi, the future of the chimpanzees starts at JGI nurseries.

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The Gombe Masito Ugalla ecosystem was acknowledged as an official Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO!

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What happens if you bring 24 young Roots & Shoots’ers from all over the world together to spend an entire week at Windsor with Dr. Jane Goodall?

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