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Project to cover 200 dunums with forestry

(Photo: Petra)
(Photo: Petra)
The Thiban Agricultural Department in Madaba plans to farm more than 200 dunums with forestry, as part of a nationwide afforestation initiative.اضافة اعلان

In a statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, head of the agricultural directorate, Yousef Al-Rawahneh, said the plan entails planting some 7,000 seeds, in addition to preparing 30 dunums along the Waleh Dam borders.

The national afforestation project seeks to increase the area of forestry and create jobs for the youth.

As part of a project to supply the directorate with manpower, 160 workers have been appointed, along with 5 engineers whose work includes trimming the newly planted forestry and maintaining irrigation networks.

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