National Land and Resources Education Base (or Centre)
This is a nationwide science popularisation initiative of the Ministry of Land and Resources. It is based on the ‘Law of the People’s Republic of China on Popularization of Science and Technology’ and the ‘Outline of Action for Science and Technology Popularization of the Ministry of Land and Resources (2004–2010)’. The focus of this initiative is to promote geoscience through comprehensive public education programmes and promotions. Geoparks and mining parks are used as training sites for these purposes.