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China farming facing future crisis?
Posted: 29 August 2013

In recent decades China has quietly transformed its agriculture from hand-tended plots to mechanised farms, and food production has tripled. Hunger rates have declined, and as employment opportunities in the cities have absorbed rural workers, it seems China has avoided the crisis of millions of displaced farmers.

But, as this MindBullet alongside reminds us, China's changing prosperity is also changing their taste and demand for food. Faced with it's historical challenge of having to feed a quarter of the world's population on 7% of the arable land, will China find innovative solutions, or sink into an inflationary scenario in the future?

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