Church buildings assist 5 million tree planting challenge

The Forestry Commission is collaborating with faith-based organisations and second-cycle establishments to deliver its Inexperienced Ghana Mission to fruition.

To date, the Church of Pentecost and the Presbyterian Church of Ghana have dedicated to planting one million bushes every throughout the nation.

The Inexperienced Ghana Mission is anticipated to launch on 11 June 2021.

Talking with Nana Yaa Mensah on The Asaase Breakfast Present, Hugh Brown, the director of operations on the Forestry Fee, stated all is about for the challenge to take off subsequent month.


“We have now already collaborated with some key businesses just like the church buildings. Important amongst them is the Church of Pentecost,” Brown stated.

“We have now engaged them to conform to plant about a million bushes throughout the entire nation utilizing their district branches.”

He added: “We’re additionally speaking with the Presbyterian Church of Ghana. Yesterday, we had a fruitful assembly. They’re additionally taking a look at planting one million bushes, via their members unfold throughout the nation.”

Brown stated the Forestry Fee will quickly roll out a public training marketing campaign on the challenge. The tree species which were earmarked for planting embrace mango, coconut, avocado, decorative and woody shade bushes.

Plant and nurture

The Minister of Lands and Pure Assets, Samuel Abu Jinapor, final month introduced strikes by the federal government to plant 5 million bushes in a day throughout the nation as an preliminary programme beneath its Green Ghana Project.

The bushes are scheduled to be planted on 11 June this 12 months. Ghanaians will probably be mobilised to participate in greening workouts on the day and to nurture the seedlings to maturity as a means of contributing to preserving the surroundings.

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The train will start with tree-planting by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Vice-President Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia, the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, and the Chief Justice, Kwasi Anin-Yeboah.

Curiosity teams together with conventional leaders, the safety businesses, inexperienced activists and personal sector gamers will even be galvanised to contribute their sources, power and assist to the challenge. Inexperienced Ghana goals to extend the nation’s forest cowl considerably.

Fred Dzakpata

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