Reafforestation

All the issues regarding reafforestation.

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".

Saving trees amid food crisis Source The Nation Jan 24, 2017

"For over a decade, Harry Dzowa has been selling charcoal along Machinga-Zomba Road. For the 50-year old and his six children the illegal trade in forest products remains their mainstay of survival despite massive deforestation and worsening effects of climate change."

Harry Dyowa: "This is our bread and butter I have to pay school fees for my children [...] Government should find better ways of protecting forests instead of chasing us as criminals".

Puma commits to reforestation. Source: The Daily Times Jan 24, 2017

Puma Energy Managing Director Davies Lanjesi:“As a company operating in Malawi, we are aware that the country has been losing its vegetative cover since the 1990s at an alarming rate, so we have partnered with the club to ensure that Malawi retains her lost glory in as far as vegetative cover is concerned”.

Puma commits to reforestation. Source: The Daily Times Jan 24, 2017

 

Puma Energy Managing Director Davies Lanjesi:“As a company operating in Malawi, we are aware that the country has been losing its vegetative cover since the 1990s at an alarming rate, so we have partnered with the club to ensure that Malawi retains her lost glory in as far as vegetative cover is concerned”.

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