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Synonyms for afforest

establish a forest on previously unforested land

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The afforested land, more than the size of France, has increased China's forest coverage from 10.6 percent in 1949 to 15 percent, which accounts for 25 percent of the world's afforested area.
The "FFF" model attempts to maintain community livelihood and adapt to climate change at the same time by integrating aquaculture and food production within reforested and afforested plantations.
Oji will initially afforest 500 hectares in Changshou, northeast of Chongqing, Sichuan Province, over five years, the officials said.
Initiation of 'Green Pakistan Programme' to support achievement of forest policy objectives to afforest forest deficient areas spread across the whole country with 100 million plants.
Forestry services conducted the afforest campaigns of communal lands in early 20th century and they maintain their liaison being in several situations co-managers of those lands.
Robert Mangold has a long history in the field afforest management, including 23 years with the USDA Forest Service, where he now serves as director of Forest Health Protection.
-//To implement the second phase of the project to afforest the hills around the town of "Tataouine" over an area of 2,000 hectares.
A good example of such activity was implementation of 'Green Pakistan Programme' to afforest forest deficient areas spread across the whole country with 100 million plants.
Sensitivity of evapotranspiration in wheat field, afforest and a grassland to change in climate and direct effect of carbon dioxide.
Because 80 percent of the local population in Arunachal, the home of many unknown species of smaller world, is directly or indirectly dependant on forest and forest bi-products for livelihood, the laws should be amended carefully to reform deforestation or afforest the barren land.
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."
Though the JFM program was conceived to afforest and reforest degraded forest areas, evidence suggests that forests with better quality encourages people to participate more actively in forest protection and its management (Lise 2000).
According to Tahir Rasheed, " SPFC aims to afforest the 134,995 acres of allotted land in D.G.