Monthly Archives: November 2013

A botanical surprise in Hong Kong

Coming to Hong Kong from Nanning is a bit of a culture shock. Yes, there were big shopping malls in Nanning and we foolishly let a taxi driver take us to one packed with designer labels from the west, but … Continue reading

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China vignettes 5 – Community supported agriculture, agro-ecological farming, participatory plant breeding in maize and rice-duck system in S W China

In late September, I ended up accompanying a group of students from Lancaster University to China again. You can get a flavour of what we saw and did in this video – including the wonderful demonstration of traditional dancing laid … Continue reading

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