Soche Land Care Extension Project
SDI was funded by Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme to engage communities surrounding the Soche hill to re‐establish a forest on the bare Soche Hill in Blantyre. SDI built the capacity of communities in Tree Propagation, Forest Based Enterprises, Soil and Water Conservation, Land Use and Climate Change. The communities planted 46000 trees covering about 16.5 hectares of bare land. SDI also helped communities to access water for drinking, domestic and agricultural use. About 2500 households are benefiting from the project.