Ambitious Program to Plant 65 Million Trees and Shrubs Launched

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As part of the National Program, “Green Country,” Tajikistan intends to plant 65 million trees and shrubs on an area spanning over 4,000 hectares by 2025.  Special attention will be paid to the planting of fruit trees, rosehip and pine. This ambitious initiative is designed to improve the state of the environment, which has been suffering in recent years due to both natural and human impacts. The program is also aimed at combating global climate change and developing green energy, which will improve the quality of the environment and public health.

It is reported that financing in the amount of 129,875,000, somoni ($11.8 million) is to be provided for the implementation of the Green Country program, which will comprise two stages: the first will executed from 2023 to 2025, and the second from 2026 to 2027.