ADB Assists China Conserve Environment, Provide Jobs

    The Asian Development Bank has allotted USD40 million to support a

    in the Chinese province of Shaanxi. The program aims to protect endangered plants and animals in the province's Qinling Mountains by developing ecotourism attractions, which are also expected to provide jobs and business opportunities to residents in the region.

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      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.