Identification of Non-Economic Influencing Factors Affecting Farmer ’ s Participation in the Paddy Land-to-Dry Land Program in Chicheng County , China

There is global enthusiasm for payments for ecosystem services (PES) programs to solve environmental problems, including in China. However, PES programs in China go against the principle of ‘voluntary transaction’, which weakens the influences of economic factors on farmers’ participation decisions and makes it hard to reveal their influence on farmers… (More)