Water productivity assessment for China's Yellow river basin uri icon

abstract

  • The second longest river in China after the Yangtze, the Yellow River and its basin (YRB) is the breadbasket of China and the cradle of Chinese civilization. With only 2 percent of national water resources, the basin generated 14 percent of Chinese grain production and 14 percent of the country's GDP in 2000

publication date

  • 2010