Green Space in Khentii Aimag Increased by 29.5 PercentOne Billion Trees
Ulaanbaatar, March 1, 2023 /MONTSAME/. In the framework of the “One Billion Tree” national campaign, Khentii aimag has expanded its green space area by 29.5 hectares.
The “Let’s Plant Trees” subprogram was initiated in Khentii aimag and over 147 thousand trees have been planted in 18 soum and five villages. More than 20 thousand individuals, 905 enterprises, and 3418 households (double counting) joined forces to plant trees within the work of this subprogram.
In addition, the area of 0.5 hectares was equipped with an irrigation system, while the area of 27 hectares was protected by 38 km of fences.
As a result of the national campaign, 595 temporary jobs have been created in Khentii aimag, 50 of which were filled by Alternative Service Workers. According to the tree census conducted by the Governor’s office of the Khentii aimag in cooperation with Senior Citizen’s Committee, the tree survival rate is 96.5 percent.