1.43m HA OF FARMLAND RETURNED TO FORESTS

PUBLISHED : Friday, 28 February, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 28 February, 2003, 12:00am
 

More than 1.43 million hectares of cultivated land was converted to woodland last year, according to the Ministry of Land and Resources. It says the country will face challenges in land use due to the reforestation policy. China's amount of cultivated land per capita is only 0.1 hectare, 43 per cent of the world average.


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