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China and global food security : conflicting notions
China is central to international efforts to address the global food security challenge. However the Chinese interpretation of the concept of Food Security is problematic: it is outdated and diverges from the international norm.
China's food security : questioning the numbers
The Chinese authorities pointed to its seven consecutive years of grain harvests and huge grain reserves to comfort those who worry about its food security. Yet, to some, that seems too good to be true.
China’s food security : threats from conflicts of Interest
Conflicts of interest among the central government, local governments and farmers are threatening China’s food security. The key to resolving them is to revive agriculture as a productive cash earner and contributor to the ...
China's high speed rail system : impact on food security
Rapid expansion of high speed rail is posing both challenges and opportunities to China’s food security.
China’s growing fishing industry and regional maritime security
The evolution of China’s fishing industry - from inshore to offshore fishing - is posing both challenges and opportunities for regional maritime security.
Global food security : debunking the "China threat" narrative
Playing up the China threat narrative is rather misguided and unhelpful to global food security discourse.
China's food conundrum : insecurity of the rural abandoned
The 130 million people who are left behind in China’s rural areas are posing a severe challenge to the country’s food security -- for the food producers as much as consumers. The conundrum of the abandoned farmers and ...
China's food security : from self-sufficiency to a dual strategy
As self-sufficiency is no longer an option for China, a dual food security strategy is emerging which aims to utilise both domestic and international resources.
Advancing sino-US relations: putting agriculture first
Notwithstanding the remarkable progress in agricultural cooperation between China and US, potential threats lie ahead. Still expanding agricultural ties can be the ballast in advancing Sino-US relations.
China’s Silk Road economic belt : geopolitical challenges in Central Asia
The Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB) initiative faces huge geopolitical challenges in Central Asia. How will China respond to reduce the concerns of the Central Asia states as well as Russia?