Achieving Food Security in China: The Challenges Ahead by Zhang-Yue Zhou

By Zhang-Yue Zhou

China’s nutrients safety hasn't ever did not allure the public’s awareness. Feeding China’s huge inhabitants has continually been a massive problem. the newest large-scale famine happened in 1958–62 in which nearly 37 million humans died of hunger. despite the fact that, because the early Eighties, China’s nutrients availability has more desirable enormously. the real query is then: has China completed its nutrition defense? even supposing China’s nutrition availability has considerably greater, it has no longer completed a excessive point of nutrition safeguard a result of loss of growth in different different very important dimensions of foodstuff safeguard.

The booklet examines China’s nutrients safety practices long ago six a long time, explores the foundation motives that ended in meals shortages or abundances, and elaborates at the demanding situations that China has to house so one can increase its destiny meals defense. China’s quest for nutrition safeguard serves as a useful lesson for plenty of different international locations to benefit via China’s reports and to higher deal with their meals defense sooner or later. The publication additionally attracts recognition to the truth that China’s foodstuff protection prestige has a big impact at the worldwide neighborhood and consequently worldwide collaboration is a together worthwhile approach.

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