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Turkey

Overview of LDN Targets

National voluntary LDN targets (original language)

To increase the forest area:
• Increase the ratio of country’s forest land by 5% by 2030.
• Afforestation in 6,000 sq km by 2030,
• Soil conservation in 9,000 sq km by 2030 and
• Rehabilitation of 58 sq km of mine sites by 2019.

To improve productivity in forest land:
• Forest rehabilitation in 15,000 sq km by 2030
• 0.5 ha decrease in area affected by fire by 2030,
• Reduce the number of the human-induced fire by 3% by 2030.

To improve productivity in pasture land:
• Rehabilitate 7,500 sq km of pasture by 2030.

To improve productivity in agricultural land:
• Increase irrigation in 22,000 sq km by 2030,
• Carry out land consolidation activities in 140,000 sq km by 2023,
• Identify plains of great agricultural potential and register them as agricultural land in 55,000 sq km by 2023,
• Rehabilitate 20,000 sq km by 2030.

Reference documents
LDN TSP Country Report 2016 English