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Forestry Commission Launches Greening and Alternative Livelihood Programme

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The Forestry Commission has launched the Owirenkyiman Greening and alternative Livelihood programme at Kushea, a farming Community in the Central region.
The Project is part of the Commission’s Greening Ghana initiative which seeks to improve the livelihoods of the people restore the Country’s forest Cover as well as address the timber deficit in the country.
The Greening Ghana Project by the Forestry Commission is to address the environmental menaces like deforestation, illegal mining (galamsey), illegal chain saw operations and their attendant ramifications.
These activities are robbing the nation of its water bodies, forest reserve, wild life habitat and other natural resources.
The project seeks to ensure restoration of wild life habitat, forest reserve and outside forest reserve by planting trees.
Ehunabobrim Prah Agyensaim VI Omanhene of AssinOwirenkyi urged government to provide his people with some subsides fertilisers to ensure the sustainability of the programme.
The Deputy central Regional Minister, Thomas Kyei Baffour Commended the chief for releasing land for the project and encouraged others to emulate his example.
The Executive Director of the Timber Industry Development Division of the Forestry Division, Nana Oduro Apenteng Darkwa urged timber industry players to give tree planting utmost attention in order to resuscitate lands on which logging operations are carried out.
The country Director of Praxis Africa, an organization engaging Communities in innovative forest-based solutions, Tony Mensah Abrampah said Praxis is committed to the success of the project to sustain and protect the Forest cover

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