2.5 Million Seedlings to Tackle Desertification



Nigeria: Jigawa Distributes 2.5 Million Seedlings to Tackle Desertification

Dutse — The Jigawa State government has flagged off this year’s tree planting campaign against desertification with the distribution of 2.5 million seedlings to the people of the state.

The state governor, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, who stated this in Dutse, said the seedlings for this year’s programme were mainly made of economic trees.

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Willem Van Cotthem

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