Scaling Natural Capital Investments in the Yellow River Ecological Corridor
This policy brief offers recommendations for the transition of the Yellow River basin into an ecological corridor to improve natural capital protection, ecological restoration, and sustainable agricultural practices.
The Yellow River basin, the second largest river basin in the People's Republic of China, plays an important role for ecological, food, and energy security in the country. It faces complex physical and development issues that remain unaddressed and hamper water security. The recommendations in this brief aim to address these issues and inform of actionable targets to restore and maintain the ecosystem and biodiversity. They promote a nature-positive approach to ensure that that nature is an integral component of investment and fiscal policy decisions in the post-pandemic economic recovery.