CIFOR at 2016 IUFRO Regional Congress for Asia and Oceania

Forests for Sustainable Development: The Role of Research

24 - 27 October, Beijing, China.
24 October 2016 | 16:00-18:00 | 307B

Evaluating the Impacts and Enhancing the Effectiveness of China’s Ecosystem Restoration Programs

China has been undertaking several major ecosystem restoration programs since the late 1990s, including the Sloping Land Conversion Program (SLCP) and the Natural Forest Protection Program (NFPP). Presentations in this session will examine these programs with respect to their socioeconomic and environmental impacts and options for improved governance.


Yin Runsheng (Michigan State University, USA)

CIFOR Panelists:

Michael T Bennett
"The Long-term Impacts of China’s Conversion of Cropland to Forests Program: Analysis of the Influence of Household Participation Intensity and Decision-Making Autonomy on Income over a 14-year Period."

Miaoying Shi
"Forest cover and structural changes in northeast China under the NFPP: detection and drivers"

Hua Li
"Assessing the decadal impact of China’s Sloping Land Conversion Program on household income under enrollment and earning differentiation"

Can Liu
"The implementation and impacts of China’s largest payment for ecosystem services program as revealed by longitudinal household data"

Minjuan Zhao
"Lessons learned from China on designing and implementing payments for ecosystem service programs"