Afforestation is the establishment of a forest or stand of trees (forestation) in an area where there was no previous tree cover.Many government and non-governmental organizations directly engage in afforestation programs to create forests and increase carbon capture. Sometimes special tools, such as a tree planting bar, are used to make planting of trees easier and faster.The rate of net forest loss decreased substantially over the period 1990–2020 due to a reduction in deforestation in some countries, plus increases in forest area in others through afforestation and the natural expansion of forests.Afforestation can increase the soil quality and organic carbon …



IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 22 February 2024 English

This report outlines and compares various policy measures that Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Peru, and Rwanda have put in place to address deforestation.

management, intervened or not, the processes of afforestation, reforestation, forest nurseries, 7 See the

IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 9 February 2024 English

A healthy environment and its sustainable management are critical for citizens' well-being and supporting Uzbekistan's growing economy. The National State of the Environment Report (NSoER) is a comprehensive document that …

leadership of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, massive afforestation activities were carried out at the Aral Sea

IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 29 January 2024 English

These two reports unpack the complex landscape of voluntary standards and initiatives for carbon management to help private sector actors reach net-zero emissions.

carbon removals can refer to reforestation/afforestation projects or the enhancement of carbon stocks reversal (e.g., forest fires in reforestation/afforestation or forest management projects) and those where

IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 17 January 2024 English

This report explores recent market trends in the tea sector and explains why sustainability standards and other value chain actors need to get better at recognizing the social and environmental …

measures include maintaining soil moisture via afforestation, biodiversity conservation, and mulching (Baruah

Wilson Center Canada · 27 October 2023 English

In a moment where bilateral regulatory mistrust threatens to dismantle many of the financial ties built-up over the last three decades, understanding the mindset of the Chinese regulator becomes all …

green and renewable sources such as large-scale afforestation projects. For example, China is providing technical

PICES: North Pacific Marine Science Organization · 18 September 2023 English

climate financing of mangrove restoration and afforestation, indigenous tree planting projects, and climate

SPI: Smart Prosperity Institute · 31 August 2023 English

Under Canada’s federal output-based pricing system, the price of offsets is likely to track the price of other compliance units, with the price of those units tied to the stringency …

Project types vary widely internationally, from afforestation, protecting mangroves, landfill methane capture the Western Climate Initiative. Regulated • Afforestation/Reforestation  entities may use carbon offsets results spanning • Carbon sequestration through afforestation or reforestation 2010-20. Note that there continues such as if the re-wetting and certain types of afforestation. impacted site provides habitat that promotes activities such as grassland conservation or afforestation protocol for biodiversity credits, which was

TEEB: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity · 17 August 2023

The project established a Project Steering Committee (PSC) to conceptualize, design, and steer the TEEBAgriFood application throughout the project's duration focusing on promoting organic farming and agroforestry in the Ganga …

Agriculture and Rural Development NAEB The Afforestation and Eco-development Board NAP National Agroforestry support for farm forestry, social forestry, and afforestation of wastelands. Similarly, the AYUSH (Ayurveda systems and fodder blocks/banks. The National Afforestation and Eco-development Board (NAEB) of the Ministry

IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 6 July 2023 English

This technical report provides a set of recommendations to help plan, design, and implement nature-based solutions (NbS) for adaptation that enhances biodiversity and ecosystem integrity.This report aims to help civil …

measures, including restoring degraded land, afforestation, and soil conservation measures, were implemented

CAP: Clean Air Partnership · 5 July 2023

The densely populated Greater Toronto landfills, restoration and reforestation of green and Hamilton Area, home to about half of Ontario’s space, and the expansion of public electric vehicle population is …

land-use planning policies that management and afforestation/reforestation. Several prioritize preserving

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