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'Extensive forestation needed to improve environment'

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Health Desk-- 21 July, 2018: Experts at a discussion have stressed on extensive forestation through tree plantation to improve environment, ecology and biodiversity as well as economy in making the country a safe abode for all, reports BSS.

The experts came up with the observations at the discussion at the concluding function of a fortnight-long ‘Divisional Wood, Fruit and Medicinal Tree Fair-2018’ held on Zila School ground in Rangpur on Thursday night.

The district administration jointly with Social Forestry Division and Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) organised the fair to aware the people of the importance of tree plantation for adaptation to climate change for a safer planet.

Many government and non-governmental organisations, nursery owners and entrepreneurs had set up sixty stalls on the fairground displaying saplings of many varieties of fruit, timber and medicinal plants.