Schools in Dominica celebrates International Day of Forests by planting trees

Firstly, the Concord Primary School at Dr Nicholas Liverpool Hwy, Dominica, has participated in the initiative as students from the school planted trees around their school. 

Students in Schools of Dominica celebrates International Day of Forests by planting tress
Students in Schools of Dominica celebrates International Day of Forests by planting tress

Dominica: On the special occasion of International Day of Forests, celebrated on March 21, 2022, every year across the globe, the Commonwealth of Dominica celebrated the day and has also extended its support by planting saplings of trees in several schools. 

Firstly, the Concord Primary School at Dr Nicholas Liverpool Hwy, Dominica, has participated in the initiative as students from the school planted trees around their school. 

Moreover, teachers have also provided great information on the benefits of the trees and also created awareness among students about the significance of the trees

 

Students at Concord School planting tress in Dominica
Students at Concord School planting tress in Dominica

The authorities of the school stated, “Today, on #International Day of Forests, we are planting for the planet in the Commonwealth of #Dominica”. 

The United Nations Development Project, Dominica also highlighted various other schools across Dominica which have taken part in International Forests day. 

UNDP stated that the students from Concord Primary School had the opportunity to plant trees around their school while learning how beneficial plants are for people and the planet.

Another school named Salybia Primary School of Kalinago Territory in Dominica also informed that their students had planted fruit trees across their school on March 21, 2022. 

They have planted fruits trees, and schools authorities affirmed that the young students are excited to take care of their newly planted trees and can’t wait to taste the fruit!

“We love fruits!” – students of Salybia Primary School said while planting fruit trees around their school today.

  Students at  School planting tress in Dominica
Students at planting tress in Dominica

UNDP said that today as an International Day of Forest, we’re planting trees at primary schools in the Kalinago Territory

Students at Atkinson Primary School in the Kalinago Territory were elated as they were able to plant sapodilla, mango, guava, cherry, pommecythere, pommerac & avocado trees today!

Students at Kalinago territory plated tress in Dominica
Students at Kalinago territory plated tress in Dominica

Further, the school named Sineku Primary School in Dominica expressed their pleasure and celebrated the International Day of Forests by recognizing the importance of the invaluable of the forests. 

Students at the Sineku Primary School were extremely happy to be a part of the tree-planting campaign today!

They have planted various fruits trees, including Concord, Atkinson, Salybia, Sinek. 

“On this International Forest Day, let us take a moment to recognize how invaluable our forests are and be reminded that our youth can play a vital role in protecting our forests,” UNDP added. 

It further asserted that the forests are vital for sustainable food production.

 

Forest ecosystem services, which includes the maintenance of biodiversity, climate regulation, water and soil quality, and pollination – are essential for sustainable agrifood systems and feeding a growing global population

Additionally, the rural households across the globe are anticipated to harvest wild foods from forests and other environments and they are more than three-quarters.