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S/R: DCE Of Central Gonja Joins Jinapor II To Fight Against Illegal Logging And Tree Felling

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The DCE of central gonja district joined the Buipe traditonal area in a consultative meeting with all major stakeholders.

The meeting, chaired by Buipewura Jinapor ll was aimed at ending all activities of commercial charcoal burning, illegal logging and illegal mining activities that have caused so much destruction to the environment in the region.

This follows an earlier meeting of all traditional rullers in Damongo where the overlord, Yagbonwura gave an order for an end to these negative activities.

Similar meetings were simultaneously held in all four other paramoucies in the District namely Debre, Tuluwe, Kusawgu and Mankpan traditional areas.

On behalf of the president, H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufu Addo, the DCE assured the chiefs of government's commitment to support them enforce the ban on the illegal activities.

All dealers in the commercial charcoal business have from 1st to 10th May, 2021 to convey any charcoal already on the ground out of the District and from 11th to 30th May 2021 to completely end their activities in the District and region. Same to illegal logging activities.

Alternative methods of producing charcoal from sources other than falling of trees as currently being practised would be explored.

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