Linking land based activities with ecosystem dynamics and nutrient management of the Chongming Island in China.
Duration: 1st June 2021 – 30th November 2021
The purpose of this project is to implement a demonstration project aimed at identifying potential options for agricultural management surrounding Chongming Island to reduce greenhouse gas emission and nutrient loads.
Identification of environmental pressures on Chongming Island and impact of temporal changes in Land Use and Land Cover (LULC) types within the watershed.
Recommendation for enhanced N use efficiency in agriculture and better land use practices within the watershed
Economic benefits of wise use of nutrients in the watershed and sensitization of the community towards NUE
Achieve maximum crop yield and minimum environmental impacts on the watershed
Ecosystem Health and Nitrogen Report Card for Chongming Island, e.g. Chenjia Town, Dongtan Wetland, Chongming Agriculture innovation zone.