China’s Conversion of Cropland to Forests Program was launched in 1998 as a response to devastating floods. After an investment of more than USD 42 billion, it is now the world’s largest afforestation-based eco-compensation program.
Come to this event for a systematic review of English and Chinese-language literature on the program’s socioeconomic and environmental impacts, and join the discussion on how this program can inform similar efforts around the world.
- China’s Conversion of Cropland to Forest Program for household delivery of ecosystem services: how important is a local implementation regime to survival rate outcomes?
- Socioeconomic and environmental effects of China’s Conversion of Cropland to Forest Program after 15 years: a systematic review protocol
- The contribution of bamboo to household income and rural livelihoods in a poor and mountainous county in Guangxi, China
- Measuring impact a challenge as China reclaims farmlands for forests
- Experts – Landscapes restoration a delicate balance of people, policy, purpose
"China's Conversion of Cropland to Forest Program: A systematic evidence-based review of socioeconomic and environmental impacts"