Through the UNDP coastal resilience programme 16,845 multipurpose trees will be planted in target municipalities
Through the UNDP coastal resilience programme 16,845 multipurpose trees will be planted in target municipalities

This week hundreds of Tibar and Ulmera Elementary school children in Liquica Municipality along with their teachers and local authorities from suco launched the “One Child One Fruit Tree” campaign by planting multipurpose trees in their school yard and house garden. This initiative - also launched in Bobonaro Municipality earlier this month - aims to improve awareness amongst and encourage schoolchildren to care for their environment both now and in the future.

Through the UNDP coastal resilience programme 16,845 multipurpose trees such as jackfruit, orange, papaya, mahogany, citrus, sandal wood and coconut seedlings prepared by community and implementing NGOs will be planted on degraded hills, coastline and community farms and home yards as a mechanism of reducing erosion, land degradation and enhancing food security in all target municipalities.

Hundreds of school children in Liquica Municipality planted multipurpose trees in their school yard and house garden
Hundreds of school children in Liquica Municipality planted multipurpose trees in their school yard and house garden

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