Soil and water conservation for ecological protection and high-quality development in the Yellow River Basin

Evaluation system for soil and water conservation should be set up according to the main functions of the upper,middle and lower reaches,so as to realize ecological restoration and protection in the Yellow River Basin.In the upper reaches,it needs to encourage ecological restoration and protection for conserving soil and water.In the middle reaches,dry terrace fields should be built by taking water shortage into consideration;and retention dams in the sandy and coarse sand areas should be constructed carefully with scientific approval.It is urged to sets up monitoring and control system for the entire basin,adopts classified management for production and construction projects,strengthen supervision,and implement strict control over sediment discharge during production and construction.In order to reinforce law enforcement,credit evaluation system should be applied for emphasizing punishment.