Diplomats Green Ghana

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Minister for lands and natural resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor has assured of stringent measures put in the place to nurture trees being planted under the green Ghana project.

According to him, it would be an effort in futility to spend taxpayer money to plant trees without conscious plans to protect them.

The second national greening Ghana day targets the planting of 20 million trees across the country.

Unlike last year, half of the 20 million trees would be planted in degraded forest reserves with the other going to the designated public spaces and private facilities.

At a special exercise involving the diplomatic corps, the sector minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor, expressed delight over the survival rate of the 2021 tree planting and hope for better results this year.

Like 2021, the head of diplomatic corps and Colombian ambassador to Ghana, Claudia Turbay Quintero, led heads of missions to plant 120 trees at the seismological observatory centre.

The forest service division and the Tema district of the forestry commission led the planting of 1, 111 trees on one hectares land in the Chipa forest reserve in the Shai Osudoku District.

The exercise attracted support from a number of companies from corporate Ghana including Karpower ship, total and deloitte.

In the Tempane district of the upper east region, the chief of Kpikpira, Naba Danzuur II, joined the DCE to plant five million trees across the district.

Naba Danzuur II pledge his support for the initiative and called on his subjects to embrace the initiative for posterity.

Bawku west cluster manager of world vision, called on residents to take care of the 2,000 trees planted in the district.

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