Plant and Protect Trees, D-G to SEs

The Director-General of the State Interests and Governance Authority (SIGA), Amb. Edward Boateng marks Green Ghana Day with a call on CEOs and Management of SEs to plant and protect tress.

He made the call when he led staff and management of the Authority to plant trees at the forecourt of SIGA.

“We have a collective responsibility towards the restoration of Ghana’s degraded landscapes”.  The existence of trees is imperative for the continued survival of humanity.

He asked Specified Entities to be environmentally friendly by adopting measures that support the global fight against climate change.

Green Ghana Day is initiative of the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources. Is geared towards the recovery of lost forests and to build in Ghanaians the culture of planting. It was launched with the target of planting 5 million tress.

This year’s theme is “Mobilising for a Greener Future” with a target to plant some 20 million trees across the country.

It is estimated that about 80% of the trees planted last year survived.

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