Reafforestation

All the issues regarding reafforestation.

Lake Basin Programme in afforestation drive

Malawi Lake Basin Programme (MLBP) monitoring and evaluation (M&E) officer Mwabi Sichinga: "Malawi Lake Basin works in collaboration with the Department of Forestry to ensure that more trees survive. For example, last year about 1,2 million trees were planted and slightly above one million trees survived".

MLBP "plans to plant about one million trees of complementing goverment`s efforts in arresting deforestation and mitigate the effects of climate change".

Restoring Mudi catchment area Source: The Nation Feb 1, 2017

Blantyre City residents on Saturday planted 1600 trees in Mudi catchment area in an attempt to bring back the glory of Blantyre Water Board (BWB) Mudi Dam. The trees were jointly planted by BWB officials, Ndirande community, Friends of Chinyonga, Association of Environmental journalists, Mbaula Nertwork, Youth in Action, Ecobank, among many others. 

Mum dates trees

Musicans Union of Malawi (Mum) Southern Chapter chairperson Papa Mtume: "The vice has culminated in climate change, soil erosion and floods. As artists, we devised a way to reduce the impact of climate change by planting 1 000 trees. The trees might not benefit us but future generations".

"About 100 artists will take part in the exercise."

APM launches tree planting season

President Peter Mutharika: "This [to improve provision of forest goods and services to contribute towards sustainable development of Malawi] will be done through protection and conservation of forest resources. It also provides guidance to all stakeholders in the provision of forest services as well as implementation of interventions that will promote sustainable forest management in the country".

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