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Like any other coastal village, the people of Mahabana, Madagascar, rely on the ocean for their livelihood. As the source of both food and employment, the water has always been the centre of life for the community. In the past, a small group of people in Mahabana — ten percent of the population — owned all of the fishing equipment in the village. As a result, the remaining ninety percent — those unable to afford their own equipment — were forced to rent canoes, nets, and fishing gear from the wealthier ten percent in order to provide for their families.

The Leaflet is an exclusive quarterly update from the tentree team. It features upcoming collections, exciting news, information about our planting locations, and more!

Senegal is known for its peanuts.

Farmers across the countryside plant them knowing that they will have a guaranteed buyer once the harvest has finished. The issue that arises with this is that peanuts are a crop that is incredibly hard on the soil.

Malik and The Forest Gardens of Senegal

tentree went on Dragons Den in Season 7 (view episode) and were also nominated as one of the top ten "Game Changing" pitches from the first 8 seasons. Additionally, we recently had a follow up air on the current season. To be successful on the show, all you need are these 10 tips and a great idea:

1. Before the Tryout: What is your Goal?  If you try out for the show, you are looking for a combination of exposure, financing and business expertise. Your strategy for the show will vary based on what you choose. If you want exposure but are not looking for financing, then make a low ask to get lots of interest when the cameras are rolling.

**Photograph: Bonex Julius/AFP/Getty Images This past week Malawi was hit with deadly floods, killing over 170 people, leaving more than 200,000 people without food, clean water, shelter and aid, and destroying over 400 schools. Much of the country has been entirely cut off, as many access roads have been washed out by the torrential rains.

It’s the birthplace of Western civilization and one of the oldest cities in the world, dating back thousands of years. There’s no doubt that Athens, the Mediterranean capital of Greece, is ripe with the history of both man and gods – but in this day and age, there’s so much more to experience than that.

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