300 000 plants provided by the Green Mali Foundation

 

 

Combating desertification: the Green Mali Foundation provides 300 000 plants of the Ministry of the environment

by Bahabene Maiga

Moussa Dhiman

THE REPUBLICAN

In order to combat desertification and the harmful effects of the change, the Foundation Green Mali has put at the disposal of the Ministry of the environment, sanitation and development sustainable 300 000 plants. It was Saturday, August 13, 2016 in the classified forest of Tienfala under the leadership of the president of the National Assembly of Mali Issaka Sidibé with at his side, Mrs. Kamrani Aida M’Bow Minister of the environment, sanitation and sustainable development, by Rakesh Dheer Chairman high of communities and patron of the event as well as the President of the Foundation Mali green Cheickna Kagnassy.

“The activity of the day is part of the national reforestation campaign, she is a citizen response to a worthy son of Koulikoro region to the appeal launched a week ago by the highest authorities of Mali,” said Mrs. Kamrani Aida M’Bow Minister of the environment, sanitation and sustainable development. It will add that the reforestation of the Foundation Mali green operation is not a first. “Last year in Banamba this Foundation planted 100 000 seedlings of different species”, she says. Before specifying: “300 000 plants that are available to us are made up of Baobab, tamarind, of acacia-Senegal, Nîmes, Moringas; these species whose choice meets the requirements of the ground will be planted according to the norms guaranteeing their survival.

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.