Thursday, 10 September 2020 11:33

Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State

An Urban afforestation workshop has taken place successfully in  the White Nile State in the city of Tendlati which is a small town in White Nile State, Central Sudan. Tendelti is an administrative Locality in the White Nile State and it is on the borders Between White Nile State and Northern Kordofan State The workshop was held on February 19, 2020, The main goal of the workshop was raising awareness of the importance of Urban afforestation

The specific objectives of the workshop was to address topics of Urban afforestation as following

Highlighting the impact of changing climate change and the role of trees in combating global warming

Highlighting the role of associations, producers and local communities in afforestation in the city of Tendelti and The importance of trees to the lives of small-scale farming households in Tendlti

Coordination between the relevant executive, technical and academic bodies  for the purpose of protecting and developing Gum Arabic trees.

Increased investment of urban afforestation

Workshop participants:

One hundred and sixty six (166) participants  from the relevant authorities ,The participants were mainly farmers, community  opinion  leaders  (traditional  rulers, Unit  Committees members, heads of Gum Arabic associations),as  well as staff of Forest  Division  of  the  Forestry  Commission, The participants showed keen  interest in the Urban afforestation

Presentation

The  workshop facilitated  knowledge  acquisition  in  participating communities  for  reducing  emissions  from  deforestation  and  forest  degradation.  and enabled  participants,  mainly  local  communities  to understand climate  change,  its  impacts  and the   urgency   of   solving   deforestation and forest   degradation menace.   They gained understanding of what REDD+ Is and Appreciated potential benefits, opportunities and risks of forest protection and REDD+ initiatives. The participants were appreciative of the workshop  and expressed  their  desireto  share  the  knowledge  gained  with  other  farmers  in  their  respective communities.

Recommendations

Creating livelihood improvement activities using  a community participatory method at the locality level   thereby contributing to the improvement of the local socio-economic situation

Activating the self-help to start the afforestation process

Attention to school gardens, productive housing  and  fruit trees

Creating healthy environment for life throw Urban afforestation

Continuing forums, meetings and workshops related to the environment

Raising environmental awareness and disseminate the culture of afforestation and training

Strengthening Civil Society-Private Sector Partnerships

Activating the forest laws and policies

Increasing Green Cover in the State

Strengthening role of communities in the Forest Management to Forest Conservation

Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
Urban afforestation workshop, Tendelti - White Nile State
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