CAIRO - 11 October 2022: Around 20,000 trees were planted in Egyptian villages as part of the Haya Karima [or A Decent Life] initiative.
Magdi Al-Hosari, the Director of the Environmental Affairs Agency Branch in Sharkia and Ismailia, said that 13,500 fruitful trees were planted in the Husseinieh Center. He added that a total of 6,000 trees will be beautified.
According to him, the trees are varied between berries, lemons, olives, and canocorns.
Hosari stressed that the branch pays all attention to spreading and encouraging the culture of environmental afforestation and the cultivation of fruit trees, which contribute to reducing the emission of harmful gases and benefit from the fruits and form a lung to absorb pollutants and increase the per capita share of green spaces.
He pointed out that 310 environmental activities were held, represented in awareness seminars, meetings, awareness campaigns, workshops and conferences, in order to reduce negative impacts of the climate change. There were 48 dialogue sessions were held to raise environmental awareness among citizens.