Vegetation Center: Afforestation of 350 sites around the Kingdom

Vegetation Center: Afforestation of 350 sites around the Kingdom
Vegetation Center: Afforestation of 350 sites around the Kingdom

The National Center for the Development of Vegetation Cover and Combating Desertification announced the participation of about 68,000 volunteers in afforestation in more than 350 sites around the Kingdom, and the planting of more than one million trees, in a campaign to make them green for the season 2021-2022. Last October, in collecting 100 kg of seeds, in addition to cleaning 425 hectares of parks, as well as scattering about 11 tons of seeds on an area of ​​about 420,000 hectares, through many voluntary opportunities offered by environmental associations and branches of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture through the platform. The National Volunteer Work, as a contribution to achieving the goals of the Green Saudi Initiative.

The campaign, during its three phases for this season, aimed to strengthen volunteer efforts by supporting community participation and motivating the local community to contribute to the implementation of its work, by continuing afforestation, seeding, seedling production, cleaning work, developing vegetation cover sites, rehabilitating degraded lands, and restoring Plant diversity in different regions of the Kingdom.

It is noteworthy that the “Let’s Make It Green” campaign was launched to raise awareness of the development of vegetation cover and stimulate community participation in afforestation by providing many volunteer opportunities through the national volunteer work platform; This is to contribute to strengthening the Kingdom’s roles in protecting the environment and improving the quality of life.

It is noteworthy that the center works to protect and control sites of vegetation cover, rehabilitate degraded ones around the Kingdom, detect encroachments on them, combat logging, in addition to supervising the management and investment of pasture lands, forests and national parks, which promotes sustainable environmental development and contributes to achieving the objectives of the Green Saudi Initiative. .

The article is in Arabic

Tags: Vegetation Center Afforestation sites Kingdom

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