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Sustainable land use changes in the north west provinces of China under the conversion of cropland to forest and grassland program

Wang, Xuehong

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With increasing resource use pressure, land degradation in China has become increasingly severe in the past few decades especially in North West China. The Conversion of Cropland to Forest and Grassland Program (CCFGP), also known as the Grain for Green Program, was formally launched in 2002 to address the land degradation issue. Under the CCFGP, participating farmers are supported by the Government to grow trees and grass on land previously used for annual cropping. With government funding...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007-03
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9977

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