Afforestation

20K fruit trees planted in Egyptian villages as part of Haya Karima initiative

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 06:35 GMT

Around 20,000 trees were planted in Egyptian villages as part of the Haya Karima [or A Decent Life] initiative.

Egypt to launch presidential initiative of planting 100 million trees nationwide soon

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 - 07:49 GMT

As for the role of the Ministry of Environment in the initiative, Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad said that the ministry will plant one million trees annually, through a number of programs, including the presidential initiative “Decent Life.”

Afforestation in Egypt: 1000 trees to be planted in Cairo’s landfills

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 02:33 GMT

Garbage has been removed from the landfills to be replaced with trees, in a way to change the places into aesthetic areas and purify air from pollutants, the statement added.

In pics: Children participate in planting their city southern Cairo

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 11:14 GMT

The participants painted the old tires of vehicles with beautiful colors to make them as shelters for the newly-planted trees from strong winds

Egypt designates January 27 as National Environment Day

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 - 05:49 GMT

The 27th of January was chosen to mark the anniversary of the issuance of the first Egyptian Environment Law, which was passed in 1994.

January: Month of Afforestation

Sat, 11 Jan 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The volunteers can contact the ministry on hotline 19808 from 8:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m. (Cairo Time), while on public holidays, the service is available until 3:00 p.m.

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