National Tree Planting Day in Tanzania
National Tree Planting Day in Tanzania is held on April 1. This event in the first decade of the month April is annual. Help us
This day is just a ceremonial as rain season vary with regions. Every region has its won day but nationally is 1st April where just a few trees are planted.
This day will be celebrated in a Njombe region by planting trees in one of the farms owned by a member of the tree growers association to encourage private sector.
Usually the President or the Prime Minister is the guest of honor. Sometimes the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism will be the guest of honour.
The national day is also used as a platform to remind communities and the stakeholders in the importance of trees and forest conservation.
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