Afforestation

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 …

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Our future in the Anthropocene biosphere

PIK · 1 April 2021 English

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed an interconnected and tightly coupled globalized world in rapid change. This article sets the scientific stage for understanding and responding to such change for global …

land (from agriculture to reforestation and afforestation) have the potential to provide over 30% of


Republic of Korea : Selected Issues

IMF · 25 March 2021 English

Selected Issues

remove emissions from the atmosphere (e.g., afforestation, directly capturing emissions from the atmosphere)


Sierra Leone : Request for Disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility

IMF · 23 March 2021 English

Sierra Leone continues to grapple with the serious and persistent economic and social effects of the pandemic. Containment measures and trade disruptions in 2020 weakened domestic demand and exports and …

152 Tree Planting and Re-afforestation 40 17 24


Consideration of Nature-Based Solutions as Offsets in Corporate Climate Change Mitigation Strategies

WRI · 22 March 2021 English

This paper reviews the prospective roles of NBS as offsets in corporate mitigation strategies and as a source of finance for NBS to combat climate change. It briefly describes the …

differ by type of activ- ity. Poorly designed afforestation and reforestation can put food security at Variablea Low Negative Negative Large-scale afforestation Variablea High Negative Negative Note: a. negative- emission technologies including afforestation, reforestation, soil carbon sequestration, market-based mechanism (Levin et al. 2019). afforestation: The conversion to forest of land that historically


Welfare Consequences of Sustainable Finance

NBER · 18 March 2021 English

In lieu of carbon taxes to address global warming, sustainable investment mandates are proposed to incentivize firms to achieve net-zero emissions. With underspending on mitigation due to externalities, we model …

negative emission technologies (NETs) such as afforestation and reforestation, soil carbon sequestration


Consideration for Integrating Nature-Based Solutions in Nationally Determined Contributions Illustrating the Potential …

UNDP · 16 March 2021 English

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) is a key nature-based solution (NBS) for the forest sector. Drawing on lessons from UNDP’s support to REDD+ countries over the past …

environmental safeguards, FPIC, reforestation/afforestation with native species, avoids damaging of biodiverse


Lotus Wind Power Project: Phong Huy Initial Environmental Examination

ADB · 15 March 2021 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated March …

with 20-300m. This area is favourable for afforestation, perennial crops and animal husbandry activities


A Guide to Developing Domestic Carbon Crediting Mechanisms

World Bank Group · 15 March 2021 English

This guide to developing domestic carbon crediting mechanisms is intended to assist national and subnational policymakers considering whether and how to establish a carbon crediting mechanism in their jurisdiction. The …

being eligible. For instance, activities from afforestation or reforestation under the CDM were not approved


Panj-Amu River Basin Sector Project: Construction of Check Dams in Kunduz Province …

ADB · 13 March 2021 English

Safeguards due diligence reports are prepared as part of safeguard due diligence and review to ensure compliance with ADB safeguard policy due diligence requirements. This document dated March 2021 is …

project. 14. In the same time re-vegetation/ afforestation is also part of the project, and as a possible 000 ha. In these areas, the revegetation, afforestation and planting of medical plants is being undertaken


Panj-Amu River Basin Sector Project: Construction of Check Dams in Wardak Province …

ADB · 13 March 2021 English

Safeguards due diligence reports are prepared as part of safeguard due diligence and review to ensure compliance with ADB safeguard policy due diligence requirements. This document dated March 2021 is …

project. 15. In the same time re-vegetation/ afforestation is also part of the project, and as a possible 000 ha. In these areas, the re-vegetation, afforestation and planting of medical plants is being undertaken


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