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Green Ghana Project: Police probes tree seedlings found on a refuse dump site

Green Ghana Project: Police probes tree seedlings found on a refuse dump site

Ghana News
The Asante Mampong Divisional Police Command is investigating a case in which about 8,011 tree seedlings of various species were found dumped at a refuse site at Bosofuor, near Asante-Mampong. The seedlings were discovered on July 28, this year, by guards of the Asante-Mampong Forest district, during their routine checks to inspect trees planted at the Offin Headwaters Forest Reserve in the area. A total of 5,891 of the seedlings which were found to be in good condition after sorting, have since been planted by the forestry officials. Mr John Allotey, Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission told journalists during an inspection of the site where the incident occurred, that aside the police investigations, the Commission was also conducting its own investigations to kno...
‘80% of trees planted in 2021 survived’ – Akufo-Addo

‘80% of trees planted in 2021 survived’ – Akufo-Addo

Ghana News
President Akufo-Addo says many of the seedlings planted last year under the Green Ghana Day initiative survived despite the harsh weather conditions. “In fact, in the end, we planted some seven million trees; 80% of which have survived and are doing very well,” he said at a ceremony held at the Efua Sutherland Children’s Park on Friday, June 10 to mark the 2022 Green Ghana Day. Government set a target of planting five million trees as an intervention to help restore the country’s degraded landscape and mitigate the impact of climate change. President Akufo-Addo says many of the seedlings planted last year under the Green Ghana Day initiative survived despite the harsh weather conditions. “In fact, in the end, we planted some seven million trees; 80% of which have survived and ...
20 million seedlings to be planted under GreenGhana project – Lands Minister

20 million seedlings to be planted under GreenGhana project – Lands Minister

Ghana News, International
Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Samuel Abu Jinapor has stated that over 20 million seedlings will be planted this year under the GreenGhana project. According to the Minister, these will comprise both economic and commercial seedlings. Speaking on JoyFM‘s Super Morning Show, on Wednesday, June 8, he stated that this year, “we are planting mahogany, we are planting wawa, we are planting rosewood, coconut, palm, mango and orange trees.” In addition to this, he stated that, “we are collaborating with the parks and gardens department of the Ministry of Local Government to plant ornamental trees on the avenues of our capital cities so that we can beautify the capital cities of the regions of our country.” Mr. Jinapor said the seedlings will be free and will be available at al...
‘Green Ghana Project’ Kick-Starts In Agormanya Area

‘Green Ghana Project’ Kick-Starts In Agormanya Area

Ghana News
The National Tree Planting exercise, dubbed “Green Ghana Project” has commenced in the Agormanya Area of The Church of Pentecost. The tree planting exercise, which was undertaken in collaboration with the Manya Krobo Traditional Area and the Somanya District Forestry Commission, was held on Friday, June 3, 2022, at the forecourt of the palace of the paramount chief. In attendance were Nene Ossom Amanor (Akateng Mantse), Samuel Sakitey Kofi (Elder to the Paramount Chief), and Mrs. Priscilla Asomani (Somanya District Officer of the Forestry Commission). Addressing the gathering, the Agormanya Area Head of The Church of Pentecost, Apostle Samuel Gakpetor, disclosed that The Church of Pentecost will this year plant over one million trees across its administrative Areas, districts and lo...

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