Miyawaki Afforestation : Solution of Pollution

“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.”

— Kahlil Gibran

Activity : Miyawaki Afforestation sponsored by Concentrix India under mission 100K plantation drive across India.
Date : 14 Dec 2022
Location : Tiranga Park (MCD Park), Mahavir Vihar, Sector 1 ,Dwarka, Delhi.

We did plantation of approx 900 saplings in 3000sq ft area.

Thanks to Mr. Pradeep (Manager CSR) , Ms Harismrita and team from Concentrix India , Kadam Singh Kadyan, Mange Ram ji and other citizens RWA Mahavir Vihar, Mr. Pradeep from MCD Najafgarh Zone (MCD Signed MoU with Rise Foundation to Establish Miyawaki Urban Forest at Sec 1 Park) , volunteers, Eco club team Bhaskaracharya college, Dwarka
Team Rise foundation including Madhukar Varshney, Madhuri Varshney, Munish Kundra, Deepak Bhardwaj,Inderjeet Singh, Kuldeep and other nature lovers from near by places and Ravi from far place like Zakhira.

Rise Foundation has established such green spaces in as small as 500sq ft area to 3000 sq ft areas at very nominal cost.

Mr. Madhukar want such Urban Forest in each 250 wards of Delhi. Let’s Delhi become the role model of patches of such natural Oxygen plants . They often use the tag line , Pollution Ka Solution: Miyawaki Urban Forest Mission.

A study led by researchers at the University of Birmingham and UCL showed that the South Asian cities with exposure to air pollution recorded an increase in the number of people dying prematurely. An estimated 100,000 premature deaths are recorded in India with its major cities including Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Surat, Pune and Ahmedabad.

Source : https://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/2022/apr/air-pollution-responsible-180000-excess-deaths-tropical-cities

According to the World Air Quality Report, Delhi is the world’s most polluted capital for the 4th consecutive year, with pollution rising almost 15% over the previous year. 

In addition, we are also facing climate change and global warming and in such a situation solution-based approach is the need of the hour. The Miyawaki method is one such solution that allows us to create mini forests in cities with scarce land.

In the miyawaki method, trees (only native species) are planted close to each other in the same area to save space and saplings help each other to grow and block sunlight from reaching the ground. As saplings receive sunlight from the top and grow upward, rather than sideways.

The best part of the technique is that after three years saplings become maintenance-free or self-sustainable and also ensures 10 times faster growth of the plant and 30 times denser than usual.

To establish more such Urban Forest, call us or reach us to Rise Foundation at +91 9717764262 or mail us at mail2risefoundation@gmail.com

Published by RISE Foundation

NGO Working in Waste Managament, Environmrnt Protection and Women Empowerment

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