Forest fire prevention

Written by Lamin Nyabally, Agriculture extension worker of Tesito project Forest fires are the biggest threat for forests the in Lower River Region, particularly Kiang west District, where the Tesito project takes place. Lower river region due to its geographical location is the hot spot for forest fires. Kiang west district is one of the … Read more

New interns of Work for Earth -project!

Hi, we’re Isabella & Milly! We’re very happy to be working with Dodo this summer as interns for the Work for Earth project advocating for better conditions for gardeners and farmers 🌱 I’m Milly (left in the photo), originally from France, I have volunteered and worked in different countries before ending up in Finland almost … Read more

Dodo & FEMMA planning: Urban dreams and dystopias at the locomotive stables

Last spring, FEMMA planning organized a workshop for Dodo activists about the future of the Veturitalli area. The Dodo office and the urban farming center Turntable are located in the locomotive stable area. In the workshop, possible dystopias (horror images) and utopias (dreams) were identified. Through them it is possible to concretize which different development … Read more

Work try-out at Dodo!

At a work try-out in the Work for Earth project, you get to do hands-on gardening and participate in developing the organization. Are you interested in getting to know an environmental NGO from behind the scenes? Join our innovative gang at our urban garden center in Pasila. The three months of work try-out consist during … Read more

Typpilaakso presents: Circles of care: soul, society, soil

Nitrogen Valley workspace community is organizing a discussion series about nurture as the starting point for social change. Peace and environmental activist Satish Kumar says we are a one-soil community where souls and ecosystems intertwine. The actions we take on ourselves, other people and the soil always cross-affect each other. Therefore, the goal of social, … Read more

Community sensitization

In this post, FFHC project manager Pateh Baldeh explains what happens in the beginning of the project, before the actual project activities start. Jiffarong, located in the buffer zone of Kiang West National Park, is the target community of the Tesito project. Although some of the activities, such as forest monitoring, are nation-wide, livelihood activities … Read more

Identification and selection of beneficiaries

In this post, FFHC project manager Pateh explains how the beneficiaries of the project were chosen When launching a new project, one of the first things to do is to identify project beneficiaries. It is important to include community members in this procedure also to avoid possible conflicts, and also to make sure the community … Read more

Gambia Tesito: New agricultural extension worker & business trainer

Tesito project has a new team member, since Momodou Lamin Nyabally started working with us as an agriculture extension worker and business trainer in the beginning of September. Here is his introduction: Hello everyone, my name is Momodou Lamin Nyabally, born in Latrikunda Sabiji, Gambia. I am 29 years old and a mandinka by tribe. … Read more

Work try-out, Turntable

August-September 2021 (two months, 50% working hours) Dodo is searching for a person for work try-out at the urban gardening center Turntable in Central Pasila. The applicant is expected to be good with one’s hands, interested in Dodo’s activities and to learn about urban gardening. Before you apply please check from your local TE services … Read more