Dry Zone Greening Department has been carrying out the establishment of forest plantations aiming to fulfill the basic forest product needs of people such as firewood, poles and posts and agricultural appliances, to conserve the watershed areas of dams/ponds and rivers/streams, to regreen the mountains/ hills areas, so as to be supportive for agrilculture of the region and to conduct actions researches that will be of great supports to the dry zone forest plantations operations. The types of plantations established by dry zone greening department include:
(1) Village supply plantation
(2) Watershed plantation
(3) Mountains/hills greening plantation
(4) Other plantations
(5) Research plantations
In the fiscal year 2019-2020 (2020 rainy season), a total of 5576.422 acres (2256.7 ha) acres of forest plantations are being established.