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Land Trust
Alliance

The Land Trust Alliance (LTA) is a network we and other 22 nonprofit organizations jointly established in 2017, a call for social forces to promote the land-trust paradigm for conservation in China and effectively help protect 1% of the national land.

What does the LTA do?

Set standards and guidelines for land-trust Nature Reserve and provide technical support for non-profit organizations to establish land trusts;
Collect data on Chinese land-trust Nature Reserve and provide rating and certification services for these Nature Reserve;
Review past experiences and carry out outbound exchange with respect to land trusts;
Promote capacity building and talent development;
Advocate for relevant laws and policies for the establishment of land-trust Nature Reserve;
Provide financial support for the establishment of land-trust Nature Reserve.

Report Sheets 2018:

Annual Report on Land-trust Nature Reserve 2018

Progress:

We have developed a set of standards and guidelines for land-trust conservation;
We have completed our first survey of land-trust Nature Reserve and have thus identified 50 of them;
We have conducted online and offline training and have had nearly 4,000 attendees;
We have supported the Ant Forest funded land-trust Nature Reserve: The Yanghu Lake of Anhui, the Guanba of Sichuan, and the Heshun of Shanxi;
We have submitted 4 draft bills and proposals to the NPC & CPPCC, regarding land-trust Nature Reserve;
We have identified 30 land-trust Nature Reserve.