Policies for food security in China have called for basic self-sufficiency in grains and absolute security in staple grains such as wheat and rice. These policies have had, and will continue to have, significant implications on the environment, mostly in terms of land and water, both within China...
China aims to reclaim 10 million mu (almost 670, 000 square kilometers) of farmlands and return it to forest and grass in 2015, according to the country's top economic planning body. Source: http://english.agri.gov.cn/news/dqnf/201506/t20150605_25781.htm, June 5, 2015 (Research...
Shanxi's fixed assets investment grew by 8.3% to 154.53 billion yuan ($24.93 billion) from January to April, compared to the first four months of last year, according to the province's statistics bureau. Source: http://english.agri.gov.cn/news/dqnf/201505/t20150529_25724.htm, May...
China's Ministry of Agriculture on Wednesday published a guideline on achieving "zero discharge" of agricultural waste by 2030. Source: http://en.ce.cn/main/latest/201505/28/t20150528_5482078.shtml, May 28, 2015 (Researched and summarized By Dr. Zhen Zhong)
To cope with drought, the government will spend 51 million baht to dig underground wells. Source: http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/environment/601192/govt-to-dig-drought-area-wells (Researched and summarized by Dr. Kampanat Pensupar)
Prime Minister has repeated his plea to farmers to delay planting due to water shortage. Source: http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/environment/597860/pm-repeats-rice-delay-plea (Researched and summerized by Dr. Kampanat Pensupar)
The article features the objectivesof RA 10618 and highlighted select provinces in the country that adopted the rural farm schools Source: http://www.mb.com.ph/awareness-rural-farm-schools-in-communities/ (Researched and summarized by Manila Bulletin)
Discussed the salient features of the law and the implementation mechanisms Source: http://aambis.com/project/press-release/rules-creating-rural-farm-schools-every-province-soon-be-okd (Researched and summarized by AAMBIS-OWA Party List)