Foreign workers likely for proposed tree plantation

China Paper Corporation is likely to import some amount of foreign labour for its tree plantation in the intermediate savannahs, should the US$205 million project be cleared to proceed by the authorities.

Standard Agro-Forestry Inc. – which is wholly owned by China Paper – has submitted an application to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for Environ-mental Autho-rization to develop a Tree Plantation and Agricultural project on 52,995 hectares of intermediate savannahs situated west of the Berbice River. The parcels of land are located in Regions Five and Ten.

In a document, ‘Com-prehensive development and business plan for fast growing tree plantation and agricultural project,’  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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