The Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region is located at the upper and middle reaches of the Yellow River in the eastern part of northwest China. Made up of 22 counties in 5 municipalities, Ningxia has a population of 6.04 million by the end of 2006, of whom 3.84 million (63.2%) are in the rural area. This case study looks at poverty and ecosystem services in Ningxia in 5 chapters: General situation of ecological environment and economic development in Ningxia; Challenges of Poverty Reduction through Ecological Construction (PREC) in Ningxia; Important measures [for] poverty reduction through ecological construction and the achievements in Ningxia; Requirements for studying poverty reduction through ecological construction; and Ningxia's strategy of poverty reduction through ecological construction.
China Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation Situation Analysis and Research Strategy. Ningxia Case Study.