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- Li, Wenqing, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Land use policy 2017 v.64 pp. 245-257
- agricultural land; cash crops; energy; focus groups; forests; household surveys; households; interviews; issues and policy; labor; land cover; land use; landscapes; livelihood; off-farm employment; planting; regression analysis; spatial data; trees; vegetation cover; villages; China
- ... China’s Returning Farmland to Forest Program (RFFP) aimed to transform rural landscapes and livelihoods by compensating households for planting trees on retired farmland. The program has been attributed a key role in an apparent forest transition. Studies uncover great local variation in its impacts, but the mechanisms behind them have received little attention. We examine such heterogeneity in 12 ...