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‘Trees Outside Forests’: US, India Launches Program To Expand Green Cover In Country By 28 Lakh Ha
16 Sept 2022 – The Logical Indian

The initiative was announced to increase tree coverage outside forest lands in India. It intends to bring together farmers, businesses, and private institutions to expand tree coverage in the country.
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India-US launched Trees Outside Forests (TOF) in India Initiative
13 Sept 2022 – JournalsOfIndia

Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, the Government of India and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) announced the launch of a new program, “Trees Outside Forests in India.
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Increasing tree coverage outside forests
13 Sept 2022 – Gulf Today

A new initiative to increase tree coverage outside of forest lands in India in a bid to support global climate change mitigation and adaptation goals has been announced by the US and India.
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India seeks to hike its green cover with $25 million fundings support from USAID
10 Sept 2022 – Deccan Herald

This would be done by bringing together farmers, companies, and private institutions for rapidly expanding tree coverage outside of traditional forest
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US, India launch new initiative to increase tree coverage in India
9 Sept 2022 – ThePrint

US and India announced a new initiative to increase tree coverage outside of forest lands in India in a bid to support global climate change mitigation and adaptation goals.
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US and India establish new project to improve tree coverage in India
9 Sept 2022 – The Economic Times

The move will enhance carbon sequestration, support local communities, and strengthen the climate resilience of agriculture. With the help of new USD 25 million programmes, farmers, businesses, and private institutions in India will work together to quickly cover 28 lakh hectares of land with trees outside of traditional forests.
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