Difference between Afforestation and Reforestation


Difference between Afforestation and Reforestation

Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the Difference between Afforestation and Reforestation. Comparison and Differences.

What is Afforestation ?

Afforestation is the direct human-induced conversion of land that has not been forested for a period of at least 50 years to forested land through planting, seeding and/or the human-induced promotion of natural seed sources;.

What is Reforestation ?

Reforestation is the direct human-induced conversion of non-forested land to forested land through planting, seeding and/or the human-induced promotion of natural seed sources, on land that was forested but that has been converted to non-forested land. For the first commitment period, reforestation activities will be limited to reforestation occurring on those lands that did not contain forest on 31 December 1989.

Difference between Afforestation and Reforestation

S.No. Afforestation Reforestation
1 New forest are planted in the new areas. It is practised in areas where forests have been destroyed.
2 One sapling is planted to get one tree. Two spalings are planted to replace every felled tree.
3 It is practised to bring more area under forests. It is practised to avoid cultivation.

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