Hands on Farming, Gozo

Hands On Farming (Gozo) Programme Government Experimental Farm Xewkija, Gozo. The Hands On Farming Program is intended to familiarise students with our local environment and with the Maltese farming industry. Students attend the Xewkija Experimental Farm for a half day visit, during which they are given information on the work carried out on the farm. If you need more information, please visit the Hands on Farming Website. Contacts: Tel.No. 22156966 Email: hofg.mgoz@gov.mt  

Read More

Plant Health Directorate

The Plant Health Directorate is responsible for the plant health aspects of import and export arrangements applicable to plants and their propagation material, plant pests, plant produce and growing media entering Malta. This plant health work is performed as import and export controls of plants, plant products and their growing media at the points of entry into the Maltese Islands. The aim of this work is to prevent the spread and introduction primarily of quarantine pests of plant material and...

Read More

ENO – Environment Online

Environment Online – ENO is a global virtual school and network for sustainable development. Environmental themes are studied throughout the school year and campaigns arranged simultaneously around the world. Over 10 000 schools from 150 countries have taken part since 2000. The ENO programme is coordinated and maintained by ENO Programme Association based in the city of Joensuu, Finland. Schools have made concrete deeds for the environment like planted 12 million trees so far, aiming to...

Read More

Tree 4 U Campaign (34u)

The extent of vegetation cover over the Maltese islands has been reduced drastically over the years. Increase in population density unfortunately led to fast encroachment of the urban environment over rural areas and the natural environment. To partly mitigate this, the 34U Campaign was launched in January 2005. The 34U Campaign gives an opportunity to individuals, NGO’s and companies alike to plant indigenous trees in afforestation areas around the Maltese Islands. By planting a tree on one of...

Read More

P.A.R.K.S. – Parks Afforestation, Countryside Restoration and Initiatives Directorate

The Parks Afforestation, Countryside restoration and Initiatives Directorate forms part of the portfolio of the Ministry for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change (MSDEC). PARK is mainly responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of national parks and other public spaces as may be identified in various localities in Malta, from time to time. PARK deals also with the restoration of the countryside. Consequently it has, during the last years, undertaken various projects to re-establish...

Read More