Govt fails to release K10bn for youth tree planting exercise

Government has not released the  K10 billion for the youth tree planting exercise as rains have started falling in most parts in the country bringing fears that the budget line could have been cooked up for other purposes.

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John Alufandika, a representative of the youth in Chikhwawa has since asked the government to release the money so that the youth can start planting the trees.

“The rainy season is now on, this is the right time for us to start planting the trees,” said Alufandika.

The government budget for K10 billion for the youth tree planting exercise as part of creation of jobs.

District Forestry Officer Hector Mkawihe said there are 95 hectares of land identified for the exercise in the district.

He said 300 hectares of land have been identified to promote natural vegetation.

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3 years ago

Far too much deforestation has taken place in Malawi as people look for firewood, and land for building is cleared. The Government should be encouraging the planting of trees. Once again we have an example of promises not kept. Surely an exercise such as tree planting is an important part of development. Who will look after our beautiful country if the Government does not?

3 years ago

So INTERNSHIP HAS FAILED AND TREE PLANTING HAS FAILED, kodi a dpp nzeru mulibe, this is the most stupid govt ever and they should go now we have had enough of their stupidity tricks, malawians have woken up and 2019 you will see.

3 years ago

K10billion for tree-planting?

3 years ago

Inu mumavera nkhalamba Google gondwe? Anthu akalamba amakamba nthano, osati zinthu za serious

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