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German-Jordanian University launches drive to plant one million trees

Jan 25,2014 - Last updated at Jan 25,2014

AMMAN — The German-Jordanian University on Saturday launched the first stage of an initiative to plant trees throughout Jordan, in cooperation with the public and private sectors, and civil society institutions.

The initiative seeks to plant 1 million saplings over the next four years to increase the country’s green cover, a statement from the university said.

Around 1,500 saplings were planted at the university on Saturday as part of the initiative.

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