Mrs. Silpasuay Raweesangsul, Permanent Secretary of Bangkok, revealed that The Bangkok Metropolis Administations the importance of trees and green spaces in the city. Established the GREEN BANGKOK 2030 project by inviting government agencies, private organizations, educational institutions the network partners are the committee to create quality and sustainable green areas under the participation from all sectors. In this regard, Pol. Gen. Atsawin Khwanmuang, Bangkok Governor Has announced its intention to increase green areas in bangkok to achieve the target by the year 2030 on 15 December 2019 at Vachira Benchachat Park. With areas that can be developed into green areas such as vacant land, space under the expressway free space on the waterfront space along the railroad space along the sidewalk, Including planting trees in the BTS pole. Which will have to choose a suitable plant species such as Khoi trees, Sai English, Claudia. Because can grow without obstructing the visibility of road users, can cover the area, adjust the landscape and reduce dust in the air well. There are also planting trees that can catch dust well according to the results of the National Research Office. Including the Kradum Thong tree, Kla Nang Pim tree and fern.
For the progress of planting trees and increasing the public park area of Bangkok. Currently in the process of being the Suan Yoo Yuen Pen Suk Project, Ladprao District area of 10 rai. And the project garden from Phu Pha to Mahanatee, Chatuchak District area of 26 rai. In addition, there are 11 Green Bangkok projects, which are Suan Santiphon Park, Phra Nakorn District area of 2.5 rai. In the area of Soi Vibhavadi 18, Intersection 3, Chatuchak District area of 2 Rai. Piyapirom Park, Bang Kapi District area of 10 rai. Bangkhuntien Park, Bang Khun Thian District area of 37 rai. Public Park at the Romklao-Chao Khun Thahan Intersection, Lat Krabang District area of 18 rai. The area in the alley in front of Hua Lamphong Temple, Bang Rak District area of 0.5 rai. Area under the expressway Pridi Banomyong 2, Wattana District area of 1.9 rai. Area under the expressway, Bang Son BTS station, Bang Sue District area of 6.25 rai. PTT Head Office, Chatuchak District area of 5 rai. The area within the On-Nut Waste Disposal Center, Prawet District area of 20 rai. And Phahonyothin Road, Chatuchak District area of 5 rai. If completed after construction will have an additional green area of approximately 108 rai.
For coordination with other agencies in tree trimming and maintenance. Bangkok office in collaboration with the Royal Forest Department Thammasat University, Kasetsart University, Urban tree network, Big Trees Project Group, Society of Arboriculture Thailand and other network partners. In the workshop to continuously increase the capacity of tree cutting in the city for the staff of tree pruning continuously. In 2018-2019, training has been provided to 205 relevant personnel, and in 2020 there are plans to train the personnel for park staff and additional district office staff in 410 people. Which is divided into workshops to increase the potential to trim trees in the city for staff that work on tree pruning of the park and district office 350 people. Training workshop for trainers arboriculture gross total of 30 people and training workshop for trainers arboriculture advanced total of 30 people.