Kagadi District Stakeholders Sensitized on Conservation of Indigenous Trees

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KIJANI Forestry Company limited a social enterprise with its headquarters in Gulu city whose mission is to combat deforestation on Thursday held a sensitization meeting with the Kagadi district stakeholders, creating public awareness on planting and conservation of indigenous trees.

The meeting was held at the district council hall in Kagadi district.

Catherine Nagadia, the Regional Coordinator KIJANI limited company limited said the project will first be implemented in the seven Sub-Counties of Burora, Kyaterekera, Kyakabadima, Mpeefu, Paacwa, Kiryanga and Kabamba.

She said locals will be sensitized on planting the indigenous trees on a large scale which will be used for charcoal burning, timber and other purposes noting that this will help conserve the environment.

The Kagadi district Vice Chairperson Peter Mugisa Ssebugwaho said the district will work together with KIJANI Company Ltd in implementing its environmental conservation programs.

Leaders from the selected Sub-Counties where the program will be implemented say they have acquired skills of conserving the environment through planting indigenous trees.

They say this will not only conserve the environment but will also improve their incomes.

Kijani forestry is combating deforestation and poverty through innovative agroforestry, permaculture, and introducing new technologies to grow a better future.


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