At the Los Angeles Times, Michael Meyer, author of “In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 30, 2013
China’s first public soil survey since 1996 shows that almost a quarter of the margin...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 14, 2013
Austin Ramzy and Philip Pan introduce The New York Times’ new Sinosphere blog with a look...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 23, 2013
South China Morning Post’s Mandy Zuo reports China’s biggest overseas agricultural...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 20, 2011
Paul Mooney reports for the South China Morning Post on heavy metal contamination from industries such as e-waste recycling and textile manufacture. The pollution can devastate health and agricultural livelihoods, but those...
by Liu Yong | Jan 13, 2009
From Caijing Online: According to an independent investigation, only 59 percent of Chinese villagers received contracts or certificates for land use-rights. This contrasts sharply with the 90 percent figure given by the Ministry...
by Mo Ming | Dec 20, 2006
From xinhua via People’s Daily Online: China urgently needs a new rural land ownership mechanism to guarantee farmers’ legal rights and security, according to a UN-China project inked in Beijing on Dec. 20. Jointly launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Chinese government, the four-year project aims to revitalize rural China by […]
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