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China's grain for green program : a review of the largest ecological restoration and rural development program in the world

Author: Claudio O Delang; Zhen Yuan
Publisher: Cham : Springer, [2014] ©2015
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This book provides a comprehensive review of Grain for Green, China's nationwide program which pays farmers to revert sloping or marginal farm land to trees or grass. The program aims to improve the ecological conditions of much of China, and the socioeconomic circumstances of hundreds of millions of people. GfG is the largest reforestation, ecological restoration, and rural development initiative in history,  Read more...
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Delang, Claudio O.
China's Grain for Green Program : A Review of the Largest Ecological Restoration and Rural Development Program in the World.
Cham : Springer International Publishing, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claudio O Delang; Zhen Yuan
ISBN: 9783319115054 3319115057 3319115049 9783319115047
OCLC Number: 894893411
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 230 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Preface; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Part I: Why the Grain for Green?; Chapter 1: Management of℗ Forest Resources from℗ 1949 to℗ 1998; Introduction; Historical Land Policies in℗ China; From Independent Farms to℗ Communes; The Great Leap Forward; The Cultural Revolution; The Post-1978 Reforms; The Forest Reforms of℗ the℗ 1980s; Forestland Tenure Reform in℗ Rural Villages; The Forest Law of℗ 1984; Conclusions; Chapter 2: China's Reforestation and℗ Rural Development Programs; Introduction; Drivers Behind the℗ Chinese Government's Response to℗ Deforestation. The Six Reforestation ProgramsThe Grain for℗ Green Program (GfG); The Natural Forest Protection Program (NFPP); The Shelterbelt Development Programs (SDP); The Desertification Control Program (DC); The Wildlife Conservation and℗ Nature Reserve Development Program (WCNR); The Fast-Growing and℗ High-Yielding Timber Plantation Program (FHTP); Why the℗ Key Forestry Programs?; New Forestry Paradigms in℗ China; Conclusions; Part II: Overview of the Grain for Green; Chapter 3: Program Timeline; Introduction; Program Timeline; Program Slowdown; Yulin City, Shaanxi Province. Ansai County, Loess Plateau Wuqi County, Shaanxi Province; Pingwu and℗ Jiuzhaigou Counties, Sichuan Province; Jianyang City, Sichuan Province; Conclusions; Chapter 4: Farmers' Compensation; Introduction; Overview of℗ the℗ Compensation Level; Payment Delivery to℗ Farmers; Total Incomes of℗ Farmers; Compensation and℗ Opportunity Cost; Ecological and℗ Economic Trees; Conclusions; Chapter 5: Land Selection; Introduction; Land Slope; Land Productivity and℗ Suitability for℗ Farming; Suitability for℗ Farming; Socio-economic Considerations; Conclusions; Chapter 6: Plant Selection; Introduction. Plant TypeLow Diversity of℗ Tree Species; Choice of℗ Vegetation: Trees Versus Grass; Survival Rate of℗ Plants; Land and℗ Tree Ownership; Conclusions; Chapter 7: Household Selection, Participation and℗ Attitudes; Introduction; Program Targeting and℗ Impact; Is Participation Voluntary?; Households' Attitudes; Conclusions; Chapter 8: Planning and℗ Implementation; Introduction; The Ministerial Reforms from℗ 1949 to℗ the℗ 1990s; Policy Framework: The℗ Five-Year Plans; Administrative Structure of℗ Forestry Management; Implementation of℗ the℗ Grain for℗ Green Program. Funding Agency and℗ Evaluating Agency Bias Towards Trees at the℗ Expense of℗ Grassland and℗ Engineering; Too Rapid Implementation; Lack of℗ Flexibility; Fiscal Burdens to℗ Local Governments; Problems in℗ Payment Delivery; Cost of℗ the℗ Program; Unfairness in℗ Compensation; Rights to℗ Land and℗ Land Products; Conclusions; Part III: The Impact of the Grain for Green Program; Chapter 9: Ecological and℗ Environmental Impact; Introduction; Conservation of℗ Soil and℗ Water Resources; Soil Characteristics, Soil Erosion and℗ Water Runoff; Impact on℗ Desertification and℗ Soil Erosion; Carbon Sequestration.
Responsibility: Claudio O. Delang, Zhen Yuan.

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