Mangrove seedlings planted along Namoli coastline

Ministry of Waterways and Environment officials with Namoli villagers planted mangroves along Namoli’s coastline. The project was part of Government’s launching of the Namoli Nature-Based Solution Project. Picture: REPEKA NASIKO

Three rows of mangrove seedlings were planted along the coastline of Namoli Village in Lautoka today as part of the Ministry of Waterways and Environment’s grey-green infrastructure project launch.

Waterways and Environment permanent secretary Joshua Wycliffe said the mangroves were part of the long term green solution that the ministry would be introducing through the Ridge to Reef program.

He said the program highlighted the importance of providing nature-based solutions to protecting the environment.

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