Briefing paper: Ecological progress: Understanding China’s new framework for sustainable development
The Climate Group has produced a new briefing about China’s 13th Five Year Plan. The plan, to be released in March 2016, provides a blueprint that will guide the country’s economic and political progress between 2016 and 2020. Its targets and policies, will have global implications, as China moves to become the world’s largest economy.
This briefing is based on the research of leading Chinese academics, and it looks at China’s plans for ‘Ecological Progress’ its origins, development, challenges and potential impact on the country’s sustainable development.
Read more and find the link to download the briefing here.
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent. It hosts many densely populated and large cities as well as enormous barely populated regions, which all together host over half of the human population. Agriculture as a source of income is of major importance in the region. In most Asian countries, agriculture is the biggest user of water and in some regions can be responsible for to 90% of total water consumption through irrigation.
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