Jiangxi will carry out pilot Ecological Comprehensive compensation in five Counties
Xinhua News Agency, Nanchang, 23 Nov (Reporter Li Meijuan) the reporter learned from the Jiangxi Provincial Development and Reform Commission that Jiangxi Province was selected as a pilot province for national ecological comprehensive compensation a few days ago. It is planned to select five counties (cities and districts) to carry out pilot projects in innovating the forest ecological benefit compensation system, promoting the establishment of an ecological compensation system for the upper and lower reaches of the river basin, developing characteristic industries with ecological advantages, and promoting the institutionalization of ecological protection compensation work. Explore replicable and extensible experiences.
The pilot plan makes it clear that by 2022, Jiangxi will make phased progress in the pilot work of ecological comprehensive compensation, and the ecological protection compensation mechanism commensurate with the level of local economic development should be basically established.
According to the pilot program, in innovating the forest ecological benefit compensation system, the pilot areas should improve the use of forest ecological benefit compensation funds and give priority to turning the poor with the ability to work into ecological protection personnel. In promoting the establishment of ecological compensation system in the upper and lower reaches of the river basin, we should promote horizontal ecological protection compensation in the upper and lower reaches of the river basin, and encourage localities to explore diversified ways of cooperation in addition to financial compensation.
At the same time, in the development of ecological advantage characteristic industries, the pilot areas should encourage and guide the local governments to rely on the new agricultural management subject to realize ecological industrialization and industrial ecology. In promoting the institutionalization of ecological protection compensation, we should issue normative documents to improve the ecological protection compensation mechanism, clarify the relationship between the rights and obligations of the subject and object of ecological protection compensation, and standardize the standard and mode of ecological compensation. We should clarify the channels for raising funds, constantly promote the institutionalization and legalization of ecological protection compensation, and accumulate experience for the introduction of ecological compensation regulations at the national level.