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BEIJING, July 26, Xinhua - Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang on Saturday called on authorities to step up ecological preservation and poverty alleviation efforts in the country's pasturing areas.

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JAKARTA, May 28, Xinhua - International environmentalist organization Greenpeace urged Wednesday the administration of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to strengthen laws that protect all forest and peatlands before his presidency term ends.

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Delegates of APEC had discussions in Qing Dao on May 7.

QING DAO, May 7 - The fifth APEC’s Expert Group on Illegal Logging and Associated Trade (EGILAT) was held in Qingdao, east China’s port city of Shandong on May 7. Delegates from 21 APEC economic entities had discussions on establishing mutual recognition mechanism on legal timber.

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Since the inception of the fast growing and high yielding timber plantation development program in August 2002, under the leadership of the State Forestry Administration and with the strong support from relevant agencies and joint efforts from cadres and staffs of the forestry sector, the program has been steadily moving forward with vigorous momentum of development and has made significant achievements.

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Program progress

In order to fundamentally improve the rapidly worsening ecological conditions in China, since the 1998 extreme flood disaster, the central government took “mountain enclosure with tree plantings, land conversion from farming back to tree planting” as key measures for disaster relief and rehabilitation as well as river system management. In order to gain experiences and improve policies, since 1999 some representative sited were selected to carry out pilot trials of land conversion from farming back to tree planting. By the end of 2001, earlier or later 20 provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the central government) and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps had conducted pilot trials. In 2002, based on success of the pilot trials, the land conversion program was fully incepted. The yearly progresses are described below.

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