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- Springer 2011; US$ 99.00
As one of the eighteen field-specific reports comprising the comprehensive scope of the strategic general report of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, this sub-report addresses long-range planning for developing science and technology in the field of agriculture. They each craft a roadmap for their sphere of development to 2050. In their entirety, the... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 100.00
Chinese decision-makers are grappling with policy choices that will optimise the gains from Chinas integration into the international trading system in harmony with social, regional and sustainable development goals. Trade liberalisation can significantly enhance the reform process underway and bring great benefits to China. But the agricultural... more...
- CABI 2007; US$ 145.00
China is one of the world's largest developing agricultural countries and dominates the international livestock revolution in terms of its aggregate size and growth rate. While the sheep meat industry is still in the early stages of development, it is an excellent example of the upheaval taking place in Chinese agriculture. This book focuses on the... more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 129.00
Over the last thirty years, China has developed one of the world?s largest public research programs in agricultural biotechnology. Building on a long tradition of agricultural advances, Chinese scientists have applied biotechnology techniques to develop hundreds of novel crop varieties suited to local farming conditions and challenges. This book is... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 70.00
This book presents a comprehensive overview and assessment of China's agricultural policies combined with OECD estimates of the level of support provided to the Chinese farm sector. It also examines such issues as welfare impacts of liberalisation; Chinese agricultural commodity markets; grain stock estimates; labour mobility and rural... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2010; US$ 32.00
The many connections that seeds have or can lead to for improving rural livelihoods and quality of life are fascinating and worth in-depth examination.Norman Uphoff, Cornell University Policy makers and plant breeders should read this! Janice Jiggins, Wageningen University & Research Centre Farmers and researchers too often live and work... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 210.00
A fascinating comparative study of how the agricultural experience of the Soviet Bloc has shaped and sometimes hindered development in the rest of the communist world, this book examines the agrarian policies of China, Mongolia, Vietnam, and Cuba, and provides an account of agricultural development in socialist economies which focuses on both the historical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 73.95
Since the late 1970s, China has experienced the most rapid social and economic changes in world history. Over 200 million rural inhabitants were lifted out of absolute poverty and tens of millions became wealthier than the average urban resident. This book offers an authoritative and in-depth analysis of the social and economic changes that have swept... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 168.00
China now faces the difficult choice of whether to pursue a food self-sufficiency policy or further integrate its agriculture into the world market. China's choice will have profound implications for the world trading system, as well as for its own economy. At the same time, China needs to reform its land tenure and grain marketing systems. This book... more...