China

Forest Law of the People's Republic of China

Legislative
Law
Passed in 1984
This law aims at protecting, cultivating and rationally exploiting forest resources, accelerating territorial afforestation and making use of forests in water storage and soil conservation, climate regulation, environmental improvement and supply of forest products to meet the requirements of socialist construction and people's livelihood.

Chapter IV focuses on tree planting and afforestation efforts. It notably charges the local governments to determine adequate levels of forest coverage based on local conditions.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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