One lakh saplings to be planted

One lakh saplings will be planted on private patta lands at Chetpat in Tiruvannamalai district by The International Small Group Tree Planting (TIST). The planting will begin on the World Environment Day to be observed on Sunday.

Joseph Rexon, Director of TIST, said that the organisation is engaged in providing long-term revenue for the farmers of small groups through the sale of greenhouse gas credits (GhG).

The organisation trains farmers in other activities that have the potential to earn additional income and improve their health and livelihood. These include selecting different tree species for fruits, nuts and wood and helping them earn continuous carbon revenue for their live trees from TIST...........Read More


Source: The Hindu

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