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Table 8 Attitudes towards tree planting and the afforestation programme of rural households in different regions ( N= 240)

From: Rural households’ preferences and attitudes towards biomass fuels - results from a comprehensive field survey in Bangladesh

Attitude towards plantation Kalaroa (%) Nachole(%) Nakla (%) Chakaria (%) Average (%)
Tree planted within 6 years 83 63 76 59 70
Tree planted within 3 years 47 23 35 32 34
Agree in AF on government land 75 90 78 95 85
Expectation from government AF 85 90 92 98 91
Benefit received from government AF 12 30 18 43 26
View on necessity of AF 93 95 77 90 86
  1. AF, afforestation.