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Side event: Tree Planting, Global Warming and Young People
 
Type: Event
Geographical coverage: International
Country:
Implementing Entity: United Nations of Youth Network (UNOY)
Language: English
Cost: unspecified
 
The success story from Lagos State,Nigeria where over 4 Million Trees were planted and nurtured in six years.Young people were fully integrated in all the stages.Tree absorb CO2,produce O2,Grow more food,preserve water supply,prevent desertification,resist coastal erosion,preserve biodiversity etc.


Speakers: Dr.Tunji Bello,Honourable Commissioner for Environment, Lagos State,The Lord Mayor of Amuwo Odofin,Comrade Ayodele Adewale,Prince Goodluck Obi,President,UNOY.Ms.Ezinne Ibekwe,Ms.Queen Ehirim and other invited youths across Africa who have distinguished themselves in Tree Planting and related issues