International Eco-compensation Conference

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VP Groff highlighted the long-term partnership with the National Development and Reform Commission on developing the PRC's eco-compensation agenda in a recorded welcome message shown at the 5th International Conference on Eco-compensation and Payments for Ecosystem Services on 24 November in Kunming. NDRC DDG Xiao Weiming and EARD DG Ayumi Konishi opened the event and also launched the Toward a National Eco-compensation Regulation in the PRC publication. Over 150 representatives from ADB DMCs, international organizations, private sector, and academia discussed innovations, developments, and lessons in implementing eco-compensation and payment for eco-system services in the PRC and other countries.