Factsheet: Subsidies for the purchase of land for afforestation

Subsidies for the purchase of land for afforestation

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Subsidies for the purchase of land for afforestation
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Subsidies voor de aankoop van gronden voor bebossing
Description: 
Subsidies are provided to cities, municipalities and provincies to buy land for afforestation. The subsidy amounts to 80% of the buying price, with a maximum of €2.5/m². Priority is provided to the realisation of urban fringe woodlands, play areas and the strenghtening of local forest expansion initiatives. Also, priority is provided to projects situated in special protection ares which contribute to the realization of the specific conservation objectives of this special protection area.
Goal/Aim: 
Stimulate afforestation.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
ANB

Status:

Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014