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China

Overview of LDN Targets

National voluntary LDN targets (original language)

Land Degradation Control objectives in China:
• Cultivated land areas (in 100 million mu): 18.65 (124m ha) in 2020 and 18.25 (122m ha) in 2030;
• Forest coverage: >23% in 2020 and >24% in 2030;
• Integrated vegetation coverage of grassland: 56% in 2020 and 60% in 2030;
• Newly controlled sandification land (in ten thousand ha): 1,000 in 2020;
• Newly treated soil erosion areas: 320,000 km2 in 2020 and 940,000 km2 in 2030;
• Safe use of polluted arable land: 90% in 2020 and 95% in 2030;
• Natural wetland protection rate: >50% in 2020 and >90% in 2030.

Reference documents
LDN TSP Country Report 2017 English