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the conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting)

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North Division at 554 acres, dry afforestation in Attock Forest Division at 1270 acres, Soil Conservation in Murree and Rawalpindi North Divisions at 19,968 Cft.
He said that instructions have been issued to Sub Divisional Forest Officers to undertake afforestation programmes in their respective forest circles effectively and also involved citizens in plantation campaign.
On questioning the importance of afforestation on the catchment areas, Sadhguru affirmed that maintaining 100% forest cover in all the catchment areas of all rivers and streams is of paramount importance.
Pakistan's northwestern province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa which covers country's 40 percent area has taken a progressive step by planning, architecting, starting and implementing Billion Tree Tsunami Afforestation Project (BTTAP) under the flag of Green Growth Initiative [1].
He was chairing a high-level meeting on 'Promoting Afforestation Campaign through CSR in Pakistan".
Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu, in a recent order, told the Delhi forest department to make public species- wise information about compensatory afforestation for every quarter, with details of amount available and those spent on re- plantation.
Qatar needs an aggressive afforestation campaign in much of its barren land, utilising native tree species including the Sidra, to create large "green belts" that would reduce the incidence and intensity of sandstorms.
Minister of Environment and Water says 35th Afforestation Week will highlight the role of smart innovations and advanced technologies in afforestation and horticulture.
MALAKAND -- Under Billion Trees Tsunami afforestation Project Malakand Forest Division kicked off" Mass Plantation Week\" Compaign.
In spite of increasing population growth in Turkey it was not until the period of the Republic that significant technical and administrative developments took place in afforestation (Boydak 2008).
The President of the Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fisheries (UTAP) Abdelmaji Zar underlined the need to provide the necessary support to the farmers for the afforestation of their plantations by contributing to funding this operation given its high cost and the indebtedness of several farmers.
The minister called for afforestation projects -- planting trees where there were none before -- to be expanded to include additional areas on both sides of Mount Lebanon, which would include municipality- and government-owned areas.
The earth conferences held in Brazil and USA during 1992 and 1997 respectively have also affirmed the need for a large scale afforestation programme throughout the World.
Afforestation of agricultural lands affects most soil properties or biological activities: water-retention characteristics, bulk density (BD), and particle-size distribution (Wall and Heiskanen 2003); soil organic matter (SOM) (Post and Kwon 2000; Paul et aL 2002); pH and content of nutrients (Wall and Heiskanen 2003; Cao et al.
Previous climate models have been somewhat unrealistic when it comes to afforestation, says Alvaro Montenegro of St.