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Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:30 - Updated Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:30

Forest Institute distributes 2,000 plants to combat desertification

Moçâmedes - Namibe Forest Development Institute distributed 2,000 tree seedlings to residents of Aida and Boa Esperança districts in Moçâmedes municipality, southern Namibe province, on Tuesday, as part of the campaign to combat.

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Speaking to Angop, the head of the Provincial Department of the Forest Development Institute (IDF), Pedro Chivela Joaquim, said that the activity is part of the festivities of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought marked on 17 June.

The IDF has currently available 40,000 trees of various species to be planted in the various cities of this district.

Annually the IDF distributes two hundred thousand trees to help combat desertification.

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