Trees on mountain slopes together with moisture accumulating trenches
The aim of this technology is to restore degraded forests by planting seedlings in moisture-accumulating trenches that increase the survival rate of plants in non-irrigated lands. Rainwater is collected in artificial trenches on hill and mountain slopes to accumulate water in the soil around the roots of trees planted at the bottom of the trenches. Native tree species are used, but non-native species can also be planted.
Land use type
Soil erosion control
Type of land degradation addressed
Soil erosion by water