Nicaragua, from pastures to precious wood
Converting pastures into woodlands is a project of the World Bank, aimed at eliminating tons of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere while creating a sustainable natural resource.
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Started in August 2006, the project's goal is to convert 600 hectares of land in the south of the nation that had been used for private stockraising, into a new teak forest.
Through a decree the Ortega government has authorized the lifting for one year of the ban on harvesting, utilization and marketing of wood from pine trees in the country.
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