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Soka Gakkai Delegation Visits Reforestation Project

Photo by Seikyo Press.

From January 23 to 25, a Soka Gakkai delegation led by Chair of the Soka Gakkai Peace Committee Tomohiko Aishima visited Agouégan village in Togo and a reforestation project run by the African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF) and supported by the International Tropical Timber Organization and the Soka Gakkai. Cécile Ndjebet, president and founder of REFACOF, expressed her gratitude to the Soka Gakkai for support since July 2020 that has helped 150 women to become financially independent and has seen more than 25,000 trees planted. The delegation also met Director of Administrative and Financial Affairs of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry Resources Comlan Awougnon in the capital of Lomé.

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