Definition of afforestation:
Afforestation is the process of establishing a forest on land where there is no forest, by planting trees or sowing their seeds and caring continually until the trees grow collectively as a whole into a forest as planned.
Need and importance of afforestation:
Benefits of Afforestation :
It restores ecological balance of all eco systems.
It maintains biological diversity
It act as catchments for the soil and water conservation
Plating tress can stabilize soils by increasing interception
Prevent floods and safeguard future of the tribal people.
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Afforestation is the planting of trees for commercial purposes, usually on land supporting non-forest veld types, e.g. grassland or fynbos. This differs from reafforestation which is the restocking of existing forests and woodlands which have been depleted.
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Afforestation programs have been put in place in various areas of the United States, where there are now more trees than during the industrial revolution; China, which is trying to reforest in order to prevent the spread of the Gobi desert, and in various rainforest areas.
Afforestation (also known...
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The RDS's land improvement and afforestation projects saw over 55 million trees planted in Ireland from 1766 - 1806. Today the RDS still recognizes the importance of afforestation in Ireland by awarding the RDS-Forest Service Irish Forestry Awards annually...
designated areas to flood; creating or restoring habitat diversity (swamps, wetlands or agricultural land); relocating levees away from the river; afforestation which is replanting trees around a river; diversionary spillways/flood relief channel; flood forecasting and planning. These means that it is better...
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Climate, Soil, Water Cycle
Afforestation can bring great benefits to the world. The effect on the climate can be dramatically greater when compared to deforestation.
Afforestation has had many success stories throughout the...
were not unlimited within the forests, conservation efforts began to start.
Methods to Conserve
Afforestation is a proactive method used to improve forests. Afforestation is the planting of trees for commercial purposes. The supply of wood and wood products from afforested...
launched. To provide financial support, Forest Development Boards were set up. An innovative scheme to involve industries and private parties in afforestation drive was launched under Industrial Plantation. To make use of the waste lands, marginal lands and desert lands, energy plantations, fodder plantations...
What is Afforestation?
Afforestation is the process of planting trees, or sowing seeds, in a barren land devoid of any trees to create a forest. The term should not be confused with reforestation, which is the process of specifically planting native trees into a forest that has decreasing numbers of...
abundant rainfall, after disafforestation the rainfall became scanty, the land went out of cultivation and became an arid desert. On the other hand, afforestation, or the planting of for¬ests, will turn a desert into well-watered and fertile district.
Further, forests on hill sides do much to prevent destructive...
Issues Containing Deforestation and Afforestation
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Afforestation is the planting of trees to create a forest on non-forest land. It is different fromreforestation, which is replanting trees where a forest has been depleted. The main purposes for implementing afforestation are commercial forestry and environmental restoration or preservation.
When afforestation is...
General threats to the area include afforestation of the grasslands with Pine and Blue Gum, wetland degradation, increased acid rain and sulphur emissions from local power stations, and accidental and targeted poisoning of cranes. Afforestation also deleteriously impacts wetlands, and they...
costly and risks may be high if the dam was not built in right place or the design is faulty.
Another method, which I would try to implement, is afforestation. The presence of trees is highly important in the cycle of the water, which therefore links in with the Basin. The absence of trees would increase...
corporations and their power. The ideas of charity and stewardship helped to shape the early thinking about CSR in the US.
Toyota conducts afforestation programs to contribute to the prevention of global warming as well as educational activities to raise understanding of the environment and undertakes...
government from its slumber. To address the issue of climate change the government came out with a national policy and launched a country-wide afforestation campaign in 2007. The government also formed a committee to look into reasons for melting of ice in the Himalayas. Further, India has its own climate...
contamination of remaining water sources.
Forewarning is not possible in case of drought. A long term measure to reduce drought can be afforestation. Other measures include -
• Desalination of sea water for irrigation or consumption.
• Drought monitoring - Continuous observation of rainfall...
Minister said her government has undertaken various programs for increasing the country's forest resources to this end through creating of social afforestation.
"We are also working for creating greenbelt across the coastal belt to protect it from natural calamities side by side with saving bio-diversity...
Government except when. (a) The species to be planted are indigenous to the area in a question; and (b) Such planting activity is part over all Afforestation programme for the forest area in question. Tusser Cultivation *Tusser cultivation in forest areas by the tribals as a means of their livelihood...
awareness, educating and empowering the youth so as to enable them to play active and meaningful role towards achieving the goal of the National Afforestation Programme.
R.E.C will operate with six (6) full and part – time staff who posses the requisite skill and experience to undertake such task. It...
can be certified as an emission reduction activity. The protocol allows for the use of afforestation as a ‘sink’ which will fix, and hence reduce, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere. So countries with afforestation programmes can show a reduction in their carbon dioxide levels, without doing much to...
river to augment its productivity.
New technology of sewage treatment like Up-flow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB) and sewage treatment through afforestation has been successfully developed.
Rehabilitation of soft-shelled turtles for pollution abatement of river have been demonstrated and found useful...
automobile manufacturing business into a variety of other fields, including housing, financial services, communications, marine and biotechnology and afforestation. But the cars are most important production line for Toyota, a piece of production and sales in 2013 from wiki that, production 10,117,274 and sales:...
Program include the West-East gas pipeline originating from Xinjiang to Shanghai, water management ventures along the Yellow and Yangtze rivers, afforestation projects, and of course the Qinghai-Tibet railway....
and the loss of natural nutrients in the soil. As a result of those, the rate of their food production decreased. Many organization support their afforestation with local people.
Second, it’s for poverty. Nepal is one of the Least developed country it’s like GDP per capita is only $743 and it is the worst...
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* Transvasement - Building canals or redirecting rivers as massive attempts at irrigation in drought-prone areas.
Afforestation is the establishment of a forest or stand of trees in an area where there was no forest. Reforestation is the reestablishment of forest...
climate conditions exacerbated by climate change can divert scarce development resources from poverty reduction into disaster recovery.
The afforestation projects if undertaken will lead to decreasing the level of CO2 in atmosphere through its sequestration. The quantity of CO2 sequestered is around...
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Afforestation is the process of establishing a forest on land that is not a forest, or has not been a forest for a long time by planting trees or their seeds. Afforestation is the establishment of a forest or stand of trees in an area where there was no forest. Reforestation...