The forest cover of Turkey is constantly increasing and is now about 29%. It is true that the concept of forest in Ukraine and Turkey is somewhat different. Almost all the country's forests are owned by the state (99%), and it is the state that provides the industry with the most powerful support.
The central governing body in the forestry sector is the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, under which the General Directorate of Forestry is in charge.
100% state funding contributes to the industry's stable operations.
Our team got acquainted with the full cycle of forestry crops - from seed harvesting to the formation of full-grown stands. Specialists visited the forest seed station, laboratory for microclonal reproduction, forest nursery. They got acquainted with the course of silvicultural works and evaluated the progress of natural regeneration of forest stands.