Chapter Eighteen: Forest Rights “Reform” and Natural Forest Protection
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In July 2003, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council formulated the Decision on Promoting Forestry Development. The Decision clearly outlined the process for accelerating reforms regarding collectively-owned forests. In response, provinces like Fujian, Jiangxi and Liaoning launched a series of …

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Feng, Yongfeng, “Chapter Eighteen: Forest Rights “Reform” and Natural Forest Protection”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 19 November 2017 <>

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