ABM-CALM: Agent-Based Model for Cropland Abandonment and Labor Migration Overview of ABM-CALM. This paper presents reserach on the development and application of ABM-CALM that simulates bidirectional social-ecological feedbacks.
Reforestation Policy & Rural Livelihoods
Income inequality is a critical issue of socio-economic development, particularly in rural areas where forest-dependent people are often vulnerable to the intervention of forest policies. This study investigates income distribution and inequality of rural households influenced by China’s largest reforestation policy, the Congversion of Cropland to Forest Program (CCFP).
This article belongs to the Special Issue Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Forest Ecosystems hosted by Dr. Eve Bohnett and Prof. Li An from San Diego State University. Author: Qi Zhang Updated: January 2023
Application of Agent-Based Modeling in Human-Environment Interactions
ABM-CALM: Agent-Based Model for Cropland Abandonment and Labor Migration Overview of ABM-CALM. This study applies ABM-CALM to explore human-environment interrelationships under constrainted land-use decisions.
This article contributes to the Special Issue “Mountain landscapes: protected areas, ecosystem services and future challenges” edited by Uta Schirpke, Genxu Wang, and Emilio Padoa-Schioppa The Editorial of the special issue on summary is provided in Ecosystem Services.
In this article, we study the impacts of the two payments for ecosystem services (PES) programs on individual out-migration decisions.
Conversion of Cropland to Forest Program (CCFP) Ecological Welfare Forest Program (EWFP) The research is highlighted in research news hosted by the Population Dynamics Research Centers