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Tree Plantation

Tree plantation plays an important role in economic development of poor and environmental balance of the community. Padakhep, since its inception is engaged in tree plantation activities. Padakhep is distributing saplings of timber and fruits for plantation in the homestead of beneficiaries under different projects. Besides homestead and road side plantation, Padakhep is also engaged in embankment tree plantation activities with a view to protect the embankment and develop green belt along the embankment. Padakhep started the embankment tree plantation program in 2000 under IFAD funded Netrakona Integrated Agricultural Production and Water Management Project (NIAPWMP) implemented through DAE. Tree plantation was done on about 27 km embankment between Jaria and Thakurakona under Netrakona district on the polder of Kangsha River. Altogether 4448 saplings of timber, medicinal and fruit trees were planted at the beginning of the project. Existing number of trees is about 4245 and growth of trees is satisfactory. The tree cover meets not only the needs of the local people for timber and fuel wood but also ensures clean environment around the area.