Abstract : The State Council, China's cabinet, has issued guidelines on strengthening grassland protection and restoration in its latest effort to push green development.
taken on Aug. 22, 2020 shows the grassland scenery in Yushu Tibetan
Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China’s Qinghai Province. (Xinhua/Li
March 30 (Xinhua) — The State Council, China’s cabinet, has issued
guidelines on strengthening grassland protection and restoration in its
latest effort to push green development.
2025, the grassland protection and restoration system should be
basically established, with the trend of grassland degradation
fundamentally curbed and the country’s grassland vegetation coverage
stabilized at around 57 percent, the guidelines said.
system will see further improvements by 2035, with degraded grassland
undergoing effective restoration and comprehensive vegetation coverage
reaching around 60 percent.
the middle of the century, degraded grassland should be comprehensively
restored, and a virtuous cycle of the grassland ecosystem put in place
to form a new pattern of harmonious coexistence between human beings and
guidelines detail 16 tasks and measures, including establishing a
grassland survey system and increasing policy support, to achieve the
goals of grassland restoration.
has pushed ahead with its land-greening efforts in 2020. The country
improved the ecology of 2.83 million hectares of grassland and carried
out desertification prevention-and-control work on over 2.09 million
hectares of land last year, official data showed.
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