Reclaimingfrom weeds

The Bugasong Greenbelt Foundation (OGF), a voluntary organisation in the Philippines, has launched an ambitious "Plant for Life- campaign. Launched from the Bugasong town of Antique province on June 12 this year, it was started,to return abandoned fields that have been colonised by the useless weed, Imperata cylindrica, or cogon grass, to productive use. BGF and the local people have started planting trees on the cogon grass-lands, using seedlings grown by the people.