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May 12th, 2011
Reforesting Rural Lands in Western China Pays Big Dividends

An innovative program to encourage sustainable farming in rural China has helped restore eroded forestland while producing economic gains for many farmers, according to a new study by Stanford University researchers. “The Sloping Land Conversion Program, which began in 2000 after massive flooding caused in part by land clearing, focuses on China’s largest source of soil erosion and flood risk – farms on steep slopes,” said study co-author Gretchen Daily, a professor of biology at Stanford. Read More