School plant-tree programme to begin soon

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Officer In-charge of the Reforestation Unit of Auki Forestry, Mr Rony Aiwewe helping students of Gwaigeo CHS during one of the School Tree Planting programmes this year.
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BY SAMIE WAIKORI

AUKI

Officer In-charge of the Reforestation Unit of Auki Forestry, Mr Rony Aiwewe helping students of Gwaigeo CHS during one of the School Tree Planting programmes this year.

THE continuation of the School Plant Tree programme for schools in Malaita Province will begin soon.

Officer In-charge of the Reforestation Unit of Auki Forestry, Mr Rony Aiwewe recently told this paper on the programme.

He said his office currently preparing for the programme as they will go out to secondary schools within it.

Aiwewe said during the first half of the year, schools in Central Kwara’ae and West Kwaio were visited with the programme.

He said for this continuation programme, they looked at going to schools in West Kwara’ae and as far as West Fataleka area.

Aiwewe explained that the aim of the programme was to deliver awareness in schools on the importance of reforestation.

He said the programme was targeted at secondary students with an intention to equip them with the knowledge of tree planting.

Adding not only that as it will also help to do proper decisions and management on their forest as they grow-up in the future.

Aiwewe said the programme also involved tree planting in schools where students and teachers planted trees along their schools.

He said the tree planted was to show the students how to plant the trees and it will also useful for the school uses in future.

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