BEIJING, May 15, 2014 - Formerly described as part of the windy and sandy desert by Zhu Kezhen in his article “Marching to the Desert”, Heilin Village, Yingshuiqiao Town, Zhongwei City, Ningxia Province has turned into a green place full of lush fruit trees now.

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BEIJING, May 14 - Zhao Shucong, administrator of State Forestry Administration met with Shi Guangyin, hero of desertification control in Beijing on May 14.

5.15 Zhao Shucong meets hero of desertification control

Zhao Shucong (L) meets with Shi Guangyin (R).(Cai Hong)

By Xin Shuyu


BEIJING, November 15, 2013 – After six years of comprehensive treatment of stony desertification, China’s stony desertification land in the karst areas has decreased by 9,000 sq km, realizing a significant change from continued increases to net decreases in the stony desertification area for the first time, said Du Ying, Deputy Director of the NDRC on November 14, 2013.

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BEIJING, August 29, 2013 – Desertification is the damage to the earth and one of the biggest threats to human existence. The Kubuqi International Desert Forum recently organized by the UN and held in China once again arouses worldwide attention to the severe situation of global desertification. Meanwhile, China’s successful experience in treating Kubuqi Desert and the “public welfare oriented and sustainable commercial model for sandification control” in which enterprises are drawn to treat desertification tell the people that effectively treated deserts can also become nice places for humans to live.

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BEIJING, December 25, 2012 – Following the meeting held by the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development on June 28, 2012 that mobilized efforts to develop the areas in Yunnan, Guangxi and Guizhou that suffer from stony desertification, Qianxinan Autonomous Prefecture has accelerated the comprehensive treatment of stony desertification in recent years, initially taking the road to civilized development and gathering pace in shaking off poverty and achieving prosperity. Qianxinan is part of the typical karst areas and the area with the most concentrated, largest and highest level of stony desertification in Yunnan, Guangxi and Guizhou. Its efforts include the following aspects:

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