PM gives green light to 1-billion-tree growing project

(VOVWORLD) -The Prime Minister has issued a decision approving a project on growing 1 billion trees in Vietnam during the 2021-2025 period.
PM gives green light to 1-billion-tree growing project - ảnh 1Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

According to the project, of the 1 billion trees to be planted by the end of 2025, 690 million will be grown in urban and rural areas, and 310 million planted in protected, special, and production forests.

The project aims to protect the ecosystem, improve the scenery, respond to climate change, boost socio-economic development, improve the quality of people's life and foster the sustainable growth of the country.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has been tasked to be in charge of the work and cooperate with the Ministry of Construction, the Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, and authorities of centrally-run provinces and cities to build related annual and five-year plans.