3 210.169 hectares of land afforested, 315.889 hectares of land afforested for soil conservation
4 1.750.829 hectares of degraded forest land rehabilitated. 37.880 hectares of rangeland rehabilitated.
8.135 km of highway, 2.262 km of village road, 27.000 schoolyards, 1.095 health centers and hospital gardens, 9.826 places of worship and cemeteries were afforested. 5 109 million seedlings were distributed to public free of charge.
Grants are provided for the private afforestations of village legal entities. Loans with a very low interest are given to other private and legal entities. Walnut Rosehip Pistachio 6 In the scope of the Mobilization, 49.385 hectares of private afforestation were done in five years.
Within the scope of the Mobilization green belt afforestations were done around cities across the country. AnkaraMalatya
Throughout the country; To combat desertification and erosion more effectively, For conservation and sustainable management of water resources, To provide guidance to long-term decisions and investment programs and for coordination of the efforts carried out by different organizations; National Watershed Management Strategy Document and Combating Desertification National Strategy Document were prepared.
5-year Action Plan for Combating Erosion covering 2013-2017 was prepared. Combating erosion works will be conducted in 1,4 million hectares of land.
“Upper Watershed Flood Control Action Plan” covering 2013 – 2017 was prepared. With the aim of combating floods and overflows, works will be done in 25 major river watershed, 227 priority flood watershed, 4.155.000 hectares of land overall.
“Dam Watersheds Greenbelt Afforestation Action Plan” covering 2013 – 2017 was prepared. Within the scope of the Plan, works to be conducted in 400 of total 1071 dam and ponds is decided for the next five years.
12 We are building Forests Resilient to Climate Change. “Guidelines for Building Landscapes Resilient to Global Changes in Dry Lands” was prepared.
13 In Konya Closed Watershed and Iğdır-Aralık Wind Erosion Prevention Project and model implementations are in progress. Konya Iğdır-Aralık
14 Every year in our country, nearly 100 experts from Balkans, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Africa and neighboring countries are trained in combating desertification and erosion. Çabuk Project Within the scope of “Training and Technical Cooperation Project on Combating Desertification, Land Degradation, Drought (DLDD) and Forestry for African Countries” trainings are being held. 30 experts from 16 countries of Turkic Republics, Middle East and Africa were trained in “Meteorology, Sand and Dust Storm, Combating Desertification and Erosion”.
15 Within the scope of ÇABUK-Niger Project Turkey-Niger Friendship Forest was established. Within the scope of his Africa trip, His Excellency Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN visited the friendship forest on 09 January 2013 and planted seedlings.
16 WE BELIEVE THAT A «FOREST FUND» SHOULD BE CREATED ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS AND EXPECT YOUR SUPPORT ON THIS ISSUE IN THE 10th SESSION OF UNFF.