• * The Study

The main conclusions would be summarized as follow:

  • The area for the land suitable for reclamation in the WB is 467 km2.

  • The area of land suitable for forests is 378 km2 and the area of the land suitable for rangeland is 811 km2.

  • The % of the four land classes suitable for reclamation are arranged according to suitability descending order as follows: most suitable (12.7%), highly suitable (49.1%), moderately suitable (73.9%) and least suitable (0.3%).

  • Jerusalem and Hebron Governorates should have the high priority in the land reclamation projects followed by Ramallah, Nablus, Tulkarm, Bethlehem, Qalqilya, Jenin, Salfit, Tubas and Jericho Governorates respectively.

  • Hebron Governorate should have the priority in the land rehabilitation for rangeland followed by Bethlehem.