Definition of reafforestation in English:

reafforestation

noun

British
  • See reafforest

    • ‘Better use of existing mashambas, and reafforestation of old ones, means a total end to slash-and-burn.’
    • ‘The matter of attendant erosion from benching, slashings and burning would need to be patiently addressed over time, as replantings and reafforestation take years of effort and maintenance.’
    • ‘Beijing banned the logging which had stripped the upper reaches of China's major rivers bare and embarked on a huge reafforestation campaign.’
    • ‘Of the reafforestation which was supposed to follow logging there was no sign.’
    • ‘The fund is to be used as loans and grants to community-based organisations for reafforestation and other environmentally friendly undertakings.’

Pronunciation

reafforestation

/riːəfɒrɪˈsteɪʃ(ə)n/