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Policy Analysis of the Conversion of Cropland to Forest and Grassland Program in China

Bennett, Jeffrey; Wang, Xuehong


The implementation of the Conversion of Cropland to Forest and Grassland Program (also known as the Grain for Green Program or the Sloped Land Conversion Program) in North West China is assessed and a number of policy issues discussed based on the results of a cost-benefit analysis of the program. The program is found to improve the social welfare of the Chinese community, and hence should continue to be supported by the Chinese Government. Policy issues concerning the sustainability of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
DOI: 10.1007/BF03353986


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