GANSU, November 20 -- The eco-engineer project of Thousand Miles Forest Shelterbelt on the desert has been started since 2015 in Wuwei, Gansu Province. With expected duration of six years and budget of 1.93 billion yuan, the aim of the project is to construct a forest shelterbelt with more than 500 kilometers and 1000 meters wide along the desert crossing Gansu Province and Inner Mongolia. After the completion of the project, the shelterbelt will form a new ecological shelter for Gansu Corridor.