China: From Afforestation to Poverty Alleviation and Natural by Jikun Huang, Syed Arif Husain, Scott Rozelle, Aaron Zazueta

By Jikun Huang, Syed Arif Husain, Scott Rozelle, Aaron Zazueta

Even though the involvement of the realm financial institution within the wooded area quarter has a comparatively brief historical past, beginning in 1988, the effect of financial institution initiatives dates again a lot additional. The Bank's 1991 wooded area procedure under pressure a multi-sectoral technique. therefore, this assessment checked out the Bank's initiatives within the woodland area, tasks with woodland quarter parts, and tasks with capability affects on forests, in addition to the Bank's non-lending companies. those experiences search to pass judgement on even if the financial institution has 'done definitely the right issues' and 'done issues right'.

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1987; Ross 1988). Others believe that data generated by the country's statistical reporting system are flawed (Smil 1984). There is quite a high degree of confidence in some datafor example, the forest census data on which this section is mostly based. Investigations by the authors during five periods of field work between 1993 and 1995 on the completeness and credibility of forest statistics collected by local forestry production units (villages and forest farms), however, found that, in comparison to information on agriculture (believed to be fairly good, relative to the data generated in most developing countries), forest statistics were generally less complete and of lower quality.

3. 4. 1. 2. 1. 1. 2. 3. 1. 1. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. Cumulative Area of New Afforestation and Reforestation on Engineered Plantations, 198093 15 Page vii FOREWORD This case study is one of six evaluations of the implementation of the World Bank's 1991 Forest Strategy. This and the other cases (Brazil, Cameroon, Costa Rica, India, and Indonesia) complement a review of the entire set of lending and nonlending activities of the World Bank Group (IBRD, IDA, IFC, and MIGA) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) that are pertinent to the Bank Group's implementation of the forest strategy.

For permission to reprint individual articles or chapters, please fax your request with complete information to the Republication Department, Copyright Clearance Center, fax 978-750-4470. All other queries on rights and licenses should be addressed to the Office of the Publisher, World Bank, at the address above, or faxed to 202-522-2422. ISBN 0-8213-4759-4 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data has been applied for. Printed on recycled paper. Page iii TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword vii Acknowledgments xi Acronyms xv Summary xvii 1.

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