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 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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Coming up


Meet our new Executive Director in position since January 1st 2020.

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On 12 March 2020, Hasselt University will award an honorary degree to Dr. Jane Goodall.

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Join the No Waste November movement, make a pledge and commit to it for a whole month.

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The corporate world takes action to fight climate change & the Levi’s team volunteering grant to JGI Belgium.

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