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22,500 eucalyptus trees have been planted on Muhanambogo hill in Mpanda commune, as part of the national program “Ewe Burundi Urambaye”


Jan 11, 2022

BUBANZA January 10th (ABP) – 22,500 eucalyptus seedlings were planted on Thursday, January 6, on Muhanambogo hill, in Mpanda commune of Bubanza province (North-West of Burundi), as part of the national program ” Ewe Burundi Urambaye “, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.

Those trees were planted by the military based in that province, the inhabitants of that commune of Mpanda and administrative including the governor of the province, Cléophas Nizigiyimana. In his speech, Governor Nizigiyimana invited the agricultural and administrative monitors at the base, to the good maintenance of those plants because, he said, development remains impossible without a healthy environment.

He also asks them for the proper supervision of farmers so that the contour lines are dug in all land holdings, before sowing. He also banned the sale of grilled corn along the roads and markets because, he explains, the farmers sell off the entire harvest, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.

Note that the Provincial Office of the Environment, Agriculture and Livestock, plans to plant 158,267 plants of Grévilléa, bamboo, accacia and eucalyptus, from December 2021 until January 2022, as part of the national program. “Ewe Burundi Urambaye”.