Greening Saudi

Plant 10 billion trees across Saudi Arabia

What is SGI?

Turning the desert green and rehabilitating 40 million hectares of land over the coming decades is a cornerstone of the Saudi Green Initiative. Tree planting (‘afforestation’) can improve air quality, reduce sandstorms, combat desertification, and lower temperatures in adjacent areas.

Progress & Achievements

10 million

10 million trees have already been planted across Saudi under the ‘Let’s Make it Green’ campaign

$15 billion

The US$15 billion AlUla Masterplan - the world's largest oasis project - includes plans to create up to 10 million m2 of green and open spaces

4 million

Over 4 million mangrove trees have been planted by Aramco – 2 million in 2020 alone – to restore Saudi Arabia’s shoreline mangrove forests

541 km2

Green Riyadh will transform the city to include 541 km2 of green space, 7.5 million trees, and a 1,100 km2 green belt stretching through the city

The Kingdom’s journey towards 10 billion trees

Our Partners

SGI works closely with a diverse set of partners to advance progress towards planting 10 billion trees in the Kingdom. Partners include:

Special Forces for Environmental Security
Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia
Royal Commission for Riyadh
National Center for Wildlife
Ministry of Environment Water and Agriculture
Royal Commission for AlUla
Saudi Aramco

Related News

Reuters

Saudi Arabia sees fields of green with major tree-planting drive

Saudi Arabia sees fields of green with major tree-planting drive

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Al Arabiya

Afforestation campaign launched in Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz Royal Reserve

Afforestation campaign launched in Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz Royal Reserve

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The Independent

Saudi Arabia bets the House on a greener planet

Saudi Arabia bets the House on a greener planet

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