Largest national entities pledge to plant over 600 million trees

2021-11-12 16:25:14

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. More than 21 major entities have signed on a certificate, as expression of joining the ‘One billion trees’ nationwide campaign, initiated by the President of Mongolia, today, November 12.


With an aim to fight against climate change and desertification, the ‘One billion trees’ national campaign was launched on October 8.  National companies such as ‘Erdenes Tavantolgoi’ JSC, ‘Oyu Tolgoi’ LLC, ‘Bold Tumur Eruu Gol’ сompany, have pledged to plant a total of 608.5 million trees. The Minister of Environment and Tourism will collaborate with the entities by providing advice on methods, techniques for planting trees.  

The ‘One billion trees’ nationwide campaign is expected to be implemented in three phases. The first phase or the preparatory phase will be taking place in 2021-2024, and the second or the intensification phase will be implemented in 2024-2026, while, the third or sustainable implementation phase is planned for 2027-2030.

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