In Ukraine for the year planted trees 54 thousand hectares

В Украине за год засадили деревьями 54 тысячи гектаров

In Ukraine trees per year planted 54 thousand hectares

This corresponds to 74,5 thousand football fields.

In 2017, Ukraine updated forest area of almost 54 thousand hectares. This was reported by the press service of the State forest resources Agency of Ukraine on the page in Facebook.

It is noted that this area is equal to 74,5 thousand football fields or over half of the area of Kiev.

It is also reported that in 2017 the state forestry Agency planted trees on 10% of the annual plan.

As told Deputy Chairman of SFA Volodymyr Bondar, next year it is planned to strengthen work in the South and East of Ukraine.

“I hope that this year we will be able to resume funding of forestry for the southern and Eastern regions. This allows us to protect the forests from poachers, and perform the task of reforestation and increase in forest cover of Ukraine”, – said Cooper.

As reported in the Rivne region attacked the workers of the forestry.

Previously Poroshenko has tightened the responsibility for deforestation.