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Wassa Amenfi Traditional Area targets 150,000 Tree Planting Projects.



Wassa Amenfi Traditional Area targets 150,000 Tree Planting Projects.


The Wassa Amenfi Traditional Area, in the Western Region is determined to embark on massive 150,000 tree planting project this year to support the government’s Green Ghana Projects.


The Sumankwahene of Wassa Amenfi Traditional Area, Nana Agyei Fenah II, who spoke to Kaakyire Kwasi Afari on Afeema FM on their aim for this project said, the Green Ghana project in Wassa Amenfi enclave is an opportunity to reflect and adopt more proactive management practices of natural resources.


Nana Agyei Fenah II revealed that the tree planting project is under the auspices of Wassa Amenfi Paramount Chief, Tetreete Okuamoah Sekyim (II) with support from a private timber company namely AA Bon limited.

The seedlings, includes; Ofram, Denya, Emire, Mahogany, Cedrela, Cassia and other different tree species.

Currently, over 30,000 tree seedlings have been planted by the Paramount Chief last year.

This according to the chief, the Overlord of Wassa Amenfi who doubles as Board Chairman, Forestry Commission is taking a drastic steps to end the activities of illegal chainsaw operators.



He bemoaned the activities of illegal mining and chain saw operators saying the illegal operators had caused more damage to the environment and that more trees were required to be planted to save the vegetation cover.

The Sumankwahene, who is the supervisor for the projects said, the traditional council after one week registration of the farmers and stakeholders, will distribute free seedlings across Wassa Amenfi to support the tree planting exercise.


Nana Agyei Fenah II called on all farmers in Wassa Amenfi and Ghana at large to own the tree planting exercise to make it successful.

He said, since trees continuous to be a source of water and provision of quality shades for their farm crops, he encouraged them to cultivate the habit of planting more trees to sustain their farms.



Planting trees on their farms he said will also combat the effects of climate change as well as to provide them with useful produce.

Contact him for details on. 0240946890


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