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...
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:
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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.
ESSAY: Discuss the ways in which “afforestation” may influence:
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...
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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...
national government. (Although in Objective 1 areas the EU pays 75%.) (22) When land is not needed for agriculture or is of poor quality, an afforestation programme is implemented. Maintenance fees are paid. There is a maximum eligibility of 600 hectares and therefore the policy favours small enterprises...
•Increased demand for fuel wood, timber, wooden crates, paper, newsprint’s, patter boards, medicines etc.
AFFORESTATION-The development of forests on wastelands is usually known as afforestation. In India, Wasteland Development Programmeis being and overseen by National Wastelands development Board (NWDB)...
appropriate amendments to the Forest Conservation Act, 1980 and related Rules with a view to permitting the industry to use degraded forest land for afforestation linked to the end-use of such wood. An enabling Policy framework, which would inter alia promote publicprivate partnerships for the development...
Programme of Action (NAPA): an evaluation of
Climate Change through
Afforestation in Bangladesh” Project (coastal afforestation/NAPA project).
Due to Bangladesh’s extreme vulnerability to climate related impacts, adaptation is
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...
offset the restraining effect of the paper manufacturing
process. Market players in the paper industries are actively investing efforts for afforestation and reforesting of the exploited
Geographically, Asia Pacific is estimated to be the leading market for specialty paperdue to rapid growth...
of Mexico. So with no new accretion and with loss of structure below, the wetlands subside and are lost.
Afforestation is the replanting of trees and plants along the river banks. Afforestation means an increase in interception which causes an increase in transpiration. More leaf litter increases soil...
Table 3: High Employment Potential Sectors • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Commercial agriculture Agro-industry & agri-business Afforestation for pulp, fuel & power Retail and wholesale trade Tourism Housing Construction Garment industry Other small scale & medium industries IT & IT enabled...
global automobile sales. Toyota does not just make cars; it provides financial services, housing, e-Toyota, marine business, and biotechnology and afforestation business.
Recent successes and struggles
In 1999, Toyota became a publicly traded company when it added itself to the New York...
or reaction to issues related to rural afforestation
8. The extension forester has the important role of initiating projects which demonstrate the impact of rural afforestation.
9. With the initiation of projects that demonstrate the impact of rural afforestation in an area, the extension forester assumes...
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...
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...
money while stuck in a project that is not feasible.
During my experience, I worked in an organization that was involved in the re-afforestation of indigenous forests. The company operated in collaboration with the communities living in the areas where the forests’ location. The founder of...
extension of sand dunes in the desert area of Rajasthan and along coastal tracts; (v) Substantial increase in forest tree cover through massive afforestation and social forestry programmes (vi) Steps to meet requirements of fuel, wood, fodder, minor forest produce and timber for rural and tribal populations;...
Deforestation (or) Afforestation (or)
the preserve forest.
I n t r o d u c t i o n :
Nature is the greatest boon to the human society. It beautifies the land,
stimulates the winds and preserves the ecological balance. The role of forests
in Indian society is more important one.
Kinds of forest:
One simple type of forest protection is the purchasing of land in order to secure it, or in order to plant trees (afforestation). It can also mean forest management or the designation of areas such as natural reservoirs which are intended to be left to themselves. However...
reforms, particularly on privately owned lands.
India's national forest policy expects to invest US$ 26.7 billion by 2020, to pursue nationwide afforestation coupled with forest conservation, with the goal of increasing India's forest cover from 20 % to 33 %.
Effect of tribal population growth on...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Main article: Reforestation
In many parts of the world, especially in East Asian countries, reforestation and afforestation are increasing the area of forested lands.The amount of woodland has increased in 22 of the world's 50 most forested nations. Asia as a whole...
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...
Research and Analysis, Proposals • Air Pollution, Acid Rain, Climate Change
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• Afforestation (Improve Atmosphere) • Resources, Etc. (Recycling System)
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Paragraph on afforestation
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...
and oil, and through renewable energy such as solar power. We need to stop destroying rain forests (deforestation) and start replanting trees (afforestation) to soak up carbon dioxide.
I think that this issue of global warming should be taken seriously as the consequences of global warming can be devastating...
in and around Pichavaram and Muthupet mangroves. Following this, Government of India had funded massive mangrove afforestation in Tamil Nadu. Muthupet has been a major mangrove afforestation site in Tamil Nadu from 1987 onwards. FSI has now reported that mangrove cover in Muthupet has increased by 1300...
purified for reuse.
* 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...
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...
sanitation and other facilities which promote capacity-building and well-being of the poor. Investments in agriculture, area development programmes and afforestation provide avenues for employment and income. Special programmes have been taken up for the welfare of scheduled castes (SCs) and scheduled tribes...
compensation projects for emissions. There are various ways for companies to offset emissions. For instance, Ambio, which has carried out some afforestation and reforestation projects in southern Mexico, may help to offset almost 30,000t CO2 over a 100 year period. Others such as renewable energy development...
Conservation Foundation (NCF), World Wild life Fund (WWF) etc.
Prevention of air, water and soil pollution
Control of soil erosion.
Reforestation(afforestation)-encouraging tree planting
Educating the public on the value of the natural resources e.g. wildlife