Corpus ID: 130622108

Sustainability: Key to West China Development

  title={Sustainability: Key to West China Development},
  author={Zhou Hong-chun},
The region of West China is very fragile in terms of ecological system, afflicted with serious soil erosion and desertification. It has been suffering from frequent natural disasters, and is geographically far away from the current "central belt of economic development in China". Due to remoteness and high transportation cost, the natural resources in West China have been disadvantageous and less competitive in price. The special natural conditions and social economic situation of the region… Expand