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Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:29 - Updated Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:28

Eucalyptus project re-launched in Benguela

Ganda - Fifty-seven thousand eucalyptus trees have been planted since Thursday in Alto Catumbela, Ganda municipality, coastal Benguela province, as part of repopulation of the forest perimeters of the former Angola's Cellulose and Paper Plant (CCPA).

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The Estrela da Floresta company's project enters its second phase of implementation.

Some 57,000 dunni eucalyptus trees are expected to cover 40 hectares in the next four months.

In the first phase, Estrela da Floresta planted from March to November 2017, 213,000 eucalyptus in Alto Catumbela, 660 in Cuima and 52 in Sanguengue (Huambo).

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