Management structure of Jiuhuashan Geopark



The management system of the Jiuhuashan Geopark consists of a regulatory body, a policy-making body, management authority, management departments and technical support units.

The People’s Government of the Chizhou City of Anhui Province is the policy-making body for the Jiuhuashan Geopark under the supervision of the Ministry of Land and Resources of the People’s Republic of China and the Department of Land and Resources of Anhui Province. The administrative committee of the Jiuhuashan National Geopark of Chizhou, Anhui Province is the management authority of the Geopark. It has divisions of office, geoheritage protection, science popularization, geological museum, finance office, planning and construction, with 132 staffs in total. All operating expenditure comes from the government’s funding.

The Administrative committee of the Jiuhuashan National Geopark of Chizhou City, Anhui Province has signed the technical service contracts with the relevant scientific research institutions, including the Geological Survey Institute of Anhui Province, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), University of Science and Technology of China, and Anhui Normal University. A technical steering team including managers and professional technicians has been established for the technical management and guidance for protecting geoheritages in the Geopark.