Karacabey: We are ranked 1st in Europe and 6th in the world in increasing forest presence!
Turkey, according to the report by the FAO Global Forest Resources Assessment, has moved up to the 27th place from 46th in the world.
16 January 2021…
Turkey, according to a report prepared by FAO Global Forest Resources Assessment in every 5 years, has risen to 27th place in 2020.
Speaking about the report, General Director of Forestry Bekir Karacabey said, “We are the country taking the first place in Europe and in the fourth place across the world with the most afforestation in the report. At the same time, we are ranked 1st in Europe and 6th in the world among the countries that increase forest existence the most. This indicates the international recognition of our country’s forest assets are increasing.”
Turkey’s efforts to increase its forest presence rising each passing day. This success was also included in the Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) report prepared every 5 years by FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization).
Noting that Turkey is one of the rare countries that increases its forest presence, Bekir Karacabey added, “FAO’s interested in international forestry unit has released a report. This report is published every 5 years. A report announcing the forest assets of countries. Turkey ranked 46th in 2015, but now jumped to 27th across the world according to the report of 2020. This is a very pleasing situation for our country.”