Chinese Engineering Firm and Zambia Ink Agreement on Farming Project

China Railway Seventh Group on Tuesday [21 November 2017] signed an agreement with the Zambian government for the start of infrastructure development on a farming block situated in the northern part of the country. The signing of the 393-million-US dollar Agricultural Infrastructure Development Project for the 200,000 hectares of Kalungwishi Farm Block in Mporokoso district

Wetlands Along Yangtze River to Receive More Financial Support from the State Forestry Administration

China will strengthen protection of wetlands along the Yangtze River economic belt to address pollution and reclamation challenges, said a senior forestry official on Saturday [11 November 2017]. The State Forestry Administration will give more support in wetland restoration and construction of national wetland parks to provinces along the belt, said Wang Zhigao, head of

China Development Bank to Issue Green Bonds to Fund Environmental Projects in Hubei Province

China Development Bank (CDB), a state-owned policy bank, said Tuesday [5 September 2017] that it will issue green bonds to raise funds for water resource protection along the Yangtze River Economic Belt. The bank said it will issue no more than 5 billion yuan (about 763.2 million U.S. dollars) in three-year green bonds next Tuesday,

Agricultural Demonstration Zones Promoting Water Recycling and Minimal Agrochemical Usage to be Set Up in China

China has earmarked 605 million yuan (around 90 million U.S. dollars) from the central budget to bolster eco-agriculture. The funds will be used for 61 circular projects, projects which create economic development through environment and resource protection, including water recycling and standardized production, in 23 provincial areas to develop a sustainable rural economy, the Ministry