Barbados Participates In Green Ghana Day 2022 – Let’s Go Planting

Chargé d’Affaires, Juliette Babb-Riley, holds certificate which verifies the planting of a Lignum vitae (Tree of Life) seedling within a degraded portion of Block 8C of the Achimota Forest Reserve on the occasion of Green Ghana Day 2022. Looking on is the Chief Executive Officer, Forestry Commission, Mr. John AlloteyI.

Author: Government of Barbados

The High Commission of Barbados to the Republic of Ghana joined members of the Diplomatic Corp in Ghana and other dignitaries in participating in Green Ghana Day 2022 held on 10 June 2022 under the theme “Mobilising for a Greener Future”.

The tree planting ceremony, which was held at the Achimota Forest Reserve was also attended by the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, the Hon. Samuel Abdulai Jinapor, the Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission, Mr. John Allotey and the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, H.E. Claudia Turbay Quintero, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia to the Republic of Ghana.

Similar ceremonies were held at various locations across Ghana in keeping with a campaign announced by the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Mr. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, during COP 26 to plant 20 million tree seedlings across the country to restore Ghana’s forest cover and contribute to global climate action.

Two tree seedlings Lignum vita (Tree of Life) and Millettia thonningii (Millattia) were planted by the High Commission in a degraded portion of the Forest Reserve. 

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