One Billion Trees Programme supports Māori to realize land aspirations
“Crown Forestry will invest $5 million into two joint ventures that will see 330 hectares of land converted to productive forests,” Shane Jones said.Devdiscourse News Desk | Wellington | Updated: 08-07-2019 07:24 IST | Created: 08-07-2019 07:24 IST
"These properties included eucalyptus crops which failed to realize an income for the landowners.
"Not only will these partnerships create an income for the Trusts through rental and a share of the profits at harvest, but there is also potential to upskill workers to eventually take over management of the forest from the Crown.
(With Inputs from New Zealand Government Press Release)