The project has two main aims:
The project investigates the processes of land marginalization in mountainous areas of China and the consequent challenge and policy choices in term of water and soil conservation.
The complex interaction mechanisms between the urban and rural sectors, and between farmers' consumption-production decisions and government policy interventions will be modeled.
The project fits well in the strategic themes of IIASA on ecosystem services management and water and soil conservation in the context of China. It includes five working themes:
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1 December 2012 - 31 December 2016
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