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Jamaica: Food For The Poor To Plant One Million Fruit And Timber Trees

Food for the Poor Jamaica has committed to planting one million fruit and timber trees over the next three years under a programme dubbed, “Fruits for the Poor”.

This is in support of the Forestry Department’s National Tree Planting Initiative titled “Three Million Trees in Three Years”.

The announcement was made by Director of Agriculture & Fisheries at Food for the Poor, Nakhle Hado, during a tree planting event organised by the Forestry Department in observance of Youth Month, under the theme, ‘ReThinkYOUth’, at the Boulevard Baptist Church on Wednesday, November 25.

“Food for the Poor is pleased to embark on this initiative to be involved in the restoration of our environment and are extremely happy to be planting the first set of trees at two homes that involve youth empowerment,” he said.

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