NINGXIA, May 29 -- Great efforts and accomplishments on returning farmland to forests to getting ecological benefits have been made in China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

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For 20 years, the area of farmland returning to forests in Ningxia has reached 900 thousand hectares, which contributed nearly 3% to the forest cover rate. At the same time, the special subsidies have been allocated to farmers are 13 billion yuan, and the forestry output reached 20 billion yuan now from 0.3 billion yuan in 2000.

By Xin Shuyu

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