Fadlallah, Chehayeb and Raad plant a tree in the municipality garden. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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A campaign to plant a million trees in south Lebanon, the "Tree for Every Citizen" project, was launched Monday by numerous associations under the patronage of Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb.The Green without Borders, Amal Baladi and Generations for Peace organizations launched the project with a ceremony held at the Jaber Cultural Center in Nabatieh. Badreddine revealed that 300,000 trees would be planted this year through the project.The campaign aims to plant a million trees over the next five years in areas across the south.Chehayeb said he hoped the green spaces in Lebanon would once again cover 20 percent of the country through programs like a Tree for Every Citizen and the 40 Million Tree project, another recently revived reforestation campaign.
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