China ecosystem services for poverty alleviation - Situation analysis and research strategy

Authors Dianxiong, C.; Yan, Z.; Zhang, Q.; Zhang, L.; Bubb, P.J.
Year of Publication 2010
Type of Publication Book
Open Access No


This book presents key findings of a situation analysis and research strategy for ecosystem services and poverty alleviation in China, which was commissioned by the ESPA Programme of three UK organizations (NERC, ESRC and DfID) in 2007. Chapter 1 summarizes knowledge on poverty and ecosystem services in China. Chapter 2 examines decision making and drivers of change for ecosystems and poverty. Chapter 3 is a case study from the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Chapter 4 identifies challenges and research needs, and chapter 5 presents a capacity development strategy. - See more at: