The government has approached Ghanaians to revitalize behind its Green Ghana drive as it plans to re-green Ghana and ensures the nation’s timberland saves.
The Green Ghana Day which is scheduled for June 11, 2021, is a public exertion at planting in excess of 5 million trees in a solitary day to save and ensure the nation’s backwoods cover and the climate on the loose.
The call was made by the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor at a press instruction in Accra on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
Tending to columnists, the Minister said the undertaking is an aggregate obligation regarding which a purposeful exertion is expected to address the antagonistic debasement of Ghana’s woods holds.
He said “we have resulted in these present circumstances point through long periods of efficient corruption without the proportionate forceful afforestation. The specialists will reveal to you that we have used our timberland cover and assets impractically. The issues of limited scope mining and the reaping of our trees in a truly impractical way have carried us to this point.
“It is along these lines the motivation behind why as per the vision of the President of the Republic H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the Green Ghana Project was dispatched which basically is a carefully conceived project which is throughout some stretch of time efficiently carrying out projects and activity designs that will bring about the reclamation of the backwoods front of our country,” he added.
This he said a huge number of seedlings comprised of various tree species had effectively been disseminated to the 16 areas through the Forestry Commission for an additional appropriation to individual Ghanaians and associations for the motivations behind the planting.
He said the representative tree planting activity will see President Akufo-Addo, the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia; the Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Alban S. K. Bagbin, and the Chief Justice, Mr. Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah, planting a tree each on June 11.
Mr. Jinapor additionally referenced other high-profile characters who will partake in the activity as the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, and the Overlord of Dagbon, Yaa-Naa Abukari II, just as other significant dignitaries everywhere in the country.