To save water, Chitlapakkam residents in Chennai adopt Japanese afforestation technique
| Monday | 12th August, 2019
After getting permission from the town panchayat, they planted 30 trees in a total space of 120 square feet with two feet gap between each tree.
What is Miyawaki method?
In the 80s, Japanese botanist Akira Miyawaki introduced this method of reforestation to restore indigenous ecosystems.
This innovate information had reached the Chitlapakkam residents through a local news channel.
It takes four days to set up a tree under the Miyawaki method.
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