Day of the Sonian Forest

17 October 2021

Reforestation in Belgium and Africa

Youth Empowerment



Worldwide realisations of the Jane Goodall Institute

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Roots & Shoots participants in 50 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 sanctuaries in Africa

Our main work

Forest planting

For every tree planted in Belgium several trees are 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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In this urgent book Jane Goodall focuses on her “Four Reasons for Hope”.

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From 10 to 14 July, Jane Goodall Institute Belgium will be present in the Botanical Garden in Meise to celebrate World Chimpanzee Day.

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Raise your voice to #GiveAPANTHOOT for chimpanzees.

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Dr Jane Goodall has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Templeton Prize, one of the greatest individual lifetime achievement awards.

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