At Al Jazeera, Allison Griner spoke with economist Mao Yushi about China’s Great Famine and...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 24, 2013
Reuters’ Adam Jourdan reports China’s latest food safety scandal: the alleged use of...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 18, 2013
In 2011, human consumption of antibiotics in China was ten times the global average. Because overuse of the drugs can give rise to resistance in the bacteria they target, the Health Ministry has repeatedly promised to cut down...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 11, 2011
Mother Jones’ Tom Philpott examines recent signs that China may be turning away from agriculture fuelled by antibiotics and genetic modification: Given China’s vast and growing population and increasing appetite for...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 5, 2010
A report from Policy Review of Stanford University’s Hoover Institution compares and contrasts agricultural reforms and their outcomes in China and in the Soviet Union: On a dark November night in 1978, 18 Chinese peasants...
by Liu Yong | Sep 6, 2008
From Caijing Magazine: Eight economists were invited by Premier Wen Jiabao and the State Council to a closed-door meeting between July 8 and 11 on China’s macroeconomic conditions and employment outlook. Cai Fang, director for...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 12, 2005
From Reuters: China is a rising trade colossus with more farmers than any other country in the world, but it is expected to keep a low profile at world trade talks this week as negotiators debate contentious agricultural reforms. The December 13-18 WTO ministerial meeting in Hong Kong will be struggling to reach agreement on […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods