afforest


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Synonyms for afforest

establish a forest on previously unforested land

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To implement the second phase of the project to afforest the hills around the town of "Tataouine" over an area of 2,000 hectares.
Description : The project is to afforest and rehabilitate 6,207 ha of degraded forests and abandoned marginal lands in Hubei province in China.
Sensitivity of evapotranspiration in wheat field, afforest and a grassland to change in climate and direct effect of carbon dioxide.
To protect the natural milieu against erosion and desertification, we give instructions for implementing the second phase of the project to afforest the hills around the town of "Tataouine" over an area of 2,000 hectares, for implementing a project to check run-off water and to preserve water and soil in the zones of "Maztouria," "Ressifa" and "Beni Bilal" (northern and southern Tatatouine), and for implementing a programme to fight desertification and desert encroachment in the regions of "Essmar," "Remada" and "Bir Lahmar.
Description : The project is to afforest 31,125 ha of barren forest land and abandoned agricultural land, and rehabilitate 245 ha of burned and degraded forest land.
Description : The project aims to afforest 7,700 ha of barren land with Sapindus and Chinese fir and to rehabilitate 2,300 ha of existing stands.