June 13, 2024

Nkawie District Forest Services Division in the Ashanti region is poised to do their best in this year’s Green Ghana Day project.

According to the Division Manager of the Nkawie District Forest Services, Mr Abraham Essel, his outfit  would plant 340,000 trees in degraded forest ,streams, catchment zones and other free lands for a greener tomorrow for the survival of the next generations.

The 2024 edition of the Green Ghana project is on the theme, “Growing for a Greener Tomorrow”.

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel A. Jinapor, at the launch of this year’s edition of Green Ghana Project said the country is planning to plant and grow at least 10 million trees to safeguard the forest and environment at large for the next generation.

The Green Ghana was first held on June 11, 2021 and this year’s Edition is slated for Friday 7th June,2024.

Mr Abraham Essel encouraged Ghanaians to be actively involved to safeguard the environment.

“Green Ghana Day is a project we should all embrace. The project is not only aimed at making the country green but it will also save lives. Let us use this opportunity to make our country greener and save lives and our planet” He said.

Going forward in preparation, Mr Abraham Essel calls on the public to come for free seedlings as they have in stock of different species.

“Like other places across the country, we have different species and seedlings which are for free so I call on everyone in the district to come and take part.”

He stressed that the district is ready to do their best to maintain or improve upon their performance as 2nd best District of 2023 Greening Ghana Project in Ghana and 1st in the Ashanti region as he encouraged the public to actively participate to accomplish the Forestry Commission goals.

Source: Elvisanokyenews.com