Chapter 5 – Understanding China’s Ecological Restoration Projects: A Study of the Grain for Green Program
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The flow stoppage in sections of the Yellow River in 1997 and the Yangtze River flooding the following year awakened the Chinese public to the large-scale ecological deterioration in western China. The Chinese government responded to the situation, which was approaching crisis proportion, by implementing a series of massive ecological restoration projects. The objectives incl…

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Xu, Jintao, Jiang, Xuemei and Yi, Fujin, “Chapter 5 – Understanding China’s Ecological Restoration Projects: A Study of the Grain for Green Program”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 12 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_zheng_9789004316027_0005>
First published online: 2016



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