Sandamu Local Government Area of Katsina State has received a donation of 120,000 tree seedlings from the European Union (EU).
This effort is aimed at implementing the four-year EU fuel wood balancing programme for sustainable energy, prevention of environmental desertification and boosting the economic well-being of the people.
Plantations have already begun at the local council, with the delivery of 10 varieties of tree seedlings from the National Planning Commission and the EU.
The seedlings included eucalyptus, neem, albezia, moringa, jastropa, gum arabic, pawpaw, patenolra, cashew, and depsonia.
Various equipment such as hoe, watering can and one litre of pesticides will be provided for free to all farmers that will partake in the programme.