Biotechnology and Afforestation

Afforestation Business

Tree Planting Business in Australia

Amid a growing sense of crisis regarding the global environment such as global warming and deforestation, Australian Afforestation Pty. Ltd. was established in August 1998 in alliance with Mitsui Co., Ltd. Eucalyptus globulus, which is more profitable due to fast growth and high yield rate among 800 species of Eucalyptus, was planted near Perth, WA and near Melbourne, VIC. The company has completed the planting of 1763ha, which has made a contribution for the watershed improvement and the prevention of salt damage. The company aims the sustainable forest management, which has been certified by AFS* in 2005, and will start cutting trees which is older than 10 years from 2009.

*AFS :  The Australian Forestry Standard made by Australian Federation mainly.
The third party certifies the sustainable forest management conducted by the organization

Afforestation Business

An Overview of Australian Afforestation Pty. Ltd.

August 1998

Australian Afforestation Pty. Ltd. was established.

July 1999

Afforestation begins
- Areas of land trees planted to date: 1,763ha

October 2009

Harvesting begins.

Location Melbaurne,Victoria,Australia
Bussiness Domain Planting tree for Plus wood.
Capital 9,950,000A$(Toyota Motor Cop:90%:Mitsui Bussan Woodchip Oceania Pty.Ltd:10%)
Representative Hiroshi Higuchi