Eritrea: Community-Based Forestation Activities in Central Region Making Good Progress

Asmara — At an annual assessment meeting held on February 7 at the Asmara Municipality Hall, it was disclosed that community-based forestation activities in the Central region are making good progress.

According to reports, eucalyptus tree seedlings of, palm trees and jacaranda, among others; have been planted, in addition to renovation and construction of terraces and water diversion schemes, besides the digging of holes for the plantation of trees.

Reports indicated that the participation of the public in the forestation activities has been commendable.

The Administrator of the Central region, Mr. Kahsai Gebrehiwet, stressed that effective work plan and follow-up are vital components of the program, and reminded the public to take proper care of the tree seedlings thus planted.