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Mauritius will launch an extensive program of reforestation and implementation of green spaces

The Ministry of the environment and sustainable development is about to launch a comprehensive program of reforestation of 200,000 trees to the four corners of the island, with the desire to create more green spaces and flourish the Mauritians for better environmental quality daily futures.
Flowers, endemic plants and fruit trees will be thus planted in two years on the island under the Clean and Green Mauritius program.
"These plants will be put in land on the shoulders of roads as well as in residential and industrial areas", says on the side of the Ministry of the environment.
Thus, approximately 2,600 first varied plants will soon be available to local authorities for the embellishment of their city.
Town councils and district councils will be more sourcing whenever appropriate.
A sum of 75 million rupees (1.82 million euros) was also released in this year's budget so that local communities can support its various actions to "beautify and clean the villages", as reported by the newspaper L'Express of Mauritius.

Fabrice François

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