of the district, however, and its conversion into a royal demesne had clipped off a large section of his estate, while other parts had been confiscated as a punishment for his supposed complicity in an abortive Saxon rising.
Director of Forestry Department at the Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Ziad al-Jibawi said the afforestation
area in Syria reached 509,000 hectares by the end of 2010, stressing that the natural afforestation
estimated at 233,000 hectares and the industrial one 276,000 hectares.
He said participants could initially enroll under afforestation
provisions and later transition to the sustainably managed contract.
The Department of Environment has given preference to those areas which were neglected in past hence, majority of new projects have been proposed for afforestation
of indigenous as well as fruit bearing species in Malakand and Hazara districts, promotion of urban forestry, integrated watershed management for uplands, sustainable management of bio-diversity in Swat & Chitral districts with the assistance of GIZ, carbon stock assessments of forests, promotion of apiculture in flood affected areas.
The actions also includes the plantation of 500 ha of fodder trees and the afforestation
of wadis' borders over 120 ha to prevent erosion.
Previous studies also indicated that the afforestation
itself has lesser but long-term effects on soil fertility compared with soil type, season, and other factors (Dick et al.
The product was unveiled at the Toyota Biotechnology and Afforestation
The seven-day event included cleaning and afforestation
campaigns, and days of volunteer work in a number of Tartous cities, in addition to workshops, tours and initiatives proposed by the participating youth with regard to implementing various environmental activities.
Like Natan Sas, many of the JNF people directing afforestation
efforts were trained in agriculture or horticulture rather than forestry.
Contract Awarded for Mihaliccik Forest Management Directorate of Afforestation
Studies and Project Design Services Procurement Work.
RELIANCE Power ( RPower) on Friday refuted a report of the Comptroller and Auditor General ( CAG) of India that it got exemption in the case of Sasan Power Ltd ( SPL) in Madhya Pradesh ( MP) from acquiring non- forest land for compensatory afforestation
The Compensatory Afforestation
Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) would provide the funds to the team for the task.