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- 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...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 129.00
Here is a comprehensive examination of how the origins of biotechnology research agendas, along with the effectiveness of the seed delivery system and bio-safety oversight, help to explain current patterns of crop development and adoption in China. 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 109.00
This report addresses the issue of long-range planning in developing science and technology related to agriculture. Crafting a roadmap for this sphere of advancement right up to 2050, it is part of China?s preparations for a coming technical revolution. more...