Tree Planting Initiative

Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza during the launch of the Green Revolution Tree Campaign in Yola Diocese. Credit: Yola Diocese

Catholic Diocese in Nigeria to “fight desert encroachment” in Tree Planting Initiative

Jul 21, 2023

The leadership of the Catholic Diocese of Yola in Nigeria has launched a campaign to plant thousands of trees aimed at addressing the “desert encroachment” and other related challenges.

A poster announcing the Green Ghana project. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Catholic Bishops in Ghana Launch One Million Tree Planting Exercise to Foster Laudato Si’

Jun 8, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Ghana have launched a one million tree planting exercise to mark the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter, Laudato Si’ and in support of the government's GREEN GHANA project.

Some members of the Ignitian Youth Network (IYNIGO), a youth
Empowerment wing of the Arrupe Jesuit Institute in Ghana with the Founding Director of the Arrupe Jesuit Institute, Fr. Kpanie Addy, SJ preparing for the tree planting exercise. / Denis Eyram Quashie

Youth Group in Ghana Concludes Laudato Si’ Week with Tree Planting Initiative

May 27, 2020

Among an array of activities to close the week-long celebrations of Laudato Si’, the Ignitian Youth Network (IYNIGO), an Arrupe Jesuit Institute youth empowerment movement in Ghana attended Holy Mass that was marked by planting of trees as a gesture of their commitment towards environmental sustainability.