BEIJING, May 11 -- Zhang Jianlong, Administrator of State Forestry and Grassland Administration of China met with Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries of Uruguay in Beijing on May 11, 2018.Read more ...
BEIJING, March 31 -- 151 China’s ministerial level officials joined the volunteering tree planting campaign in Beijing on March 31, 2018. Since the initiation in 2002, the ministerial level volunteering tree planting campaign has been carried out for 17 years.Read more ...
BEIJING, April 24 -- The 5th International Forest Science Forum and Forest Management Conference was held in Beijing on April 24, 2018. Peng Youdong, Deputy Administrator of State Forestry and Grassland Administration of China attended the conference and made a speech. He stressed that learning the advanced ideas and technology of forest management from Europe is highly beneficial to improving the quality, stability and sustainability of forests in China.The new ideas on forest management should be promoted and implemented.Read more ...
BEIJING, April 2, Xinhua -- Chinese President Xi Jinping Monday underscored the importance of people-centered development while carrying out extensive land greening programs.
Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the call when joining a voluntary tree planting activity in Beijing.
Leading officials at various levels should lead other officials and the public to plant trees voluntarily and treat the ecological environment as important as their lives, Xi said.
Other Chinese leaders including Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji, Han Zheng, and Wang Qishan also attended the event held at a large green area in the eastern suburbs of Beijing.
The president carried water with some students while asking them about their studies and physical training and urging them to raise the awareness of environmental protection.
Stating that afforestation has long been a fine tradition of the Chinese nation, Xi said that "we plant trees here to fulfill our legal duties."
Monday's tree planting event was also a concrete action in building a beautiful China, advancing ecological conservation and improving people's livelihoods, he said.
Equal importance should be given to both quality and quantity in land greening programs while taking a greening development path that is scientific, ecological, and frugal.
Xi urged leading officials to continuously expand forest areas, and improve the quality of forests and the ecological system and its stability.
They should do a good job in land greening and enrich their ways of performing duties in planting trees voluntarily, Xi said.Read more ...
BEIJING, March 27 -- The 12th China-Australia Forestry Working Group Meeting and 4th Illegal Logging Combating Working Group Meeting were held in Beijing on March 28, 2018.Read more ...
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