As a result of intensive wood cutting in 1990-s, processes such as degradation of forest ecosystem, erosion, reduction of forest biodiversity, unwanted changes in the tree species composition took place, above and beyond the reduction of forest cover. High value beech, pine, oak trees were replaced by low value forest stands, etc.

In view of the aforementioned negative phenomena, afforestation and reforestation activities were implemented on 31608 hectares of total area during 2004-2015. 
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