Advancing sustainable growth in the United States and China

August 2012

The State Council approves the 12th Five-Year Implementation Plan of the NWCP (2011-2015), aiming to expand the scope of wetland protection at both the provincial and national levels. Prepared in conjunction with the SFA and nine other central sectors, this plan would allow for the Central Government and sub-national governments at different levels to invest as much as 12.987 billion RMB for wetland restoration and conservation.