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Who Owns Carbon in Rural China?

Zhu Keliang, Darryl Vhugen, and Nathan Hilgendorf

Who Owns Carbon in Rural China?

Despite decades of rapid economic growth in China, rural areas remain largely undeveloped. Rural China is home to more than 195 million hectares of forestland—the equivalent of around 5 billion tons of carbon. Rights to forestland are either 1) broad use rights of individual farm families or 2) the...
Topics: 
Environment, Law, Rural Life
Keywords: 
Carbon, Rural Welfare