Monthly Archives: December 2013

China Vignettes 6: Promoting high-yield, high-efficiency methods on small farms in N China plain via science & technology backyards

Handan is a city of several million people about 4 hours south of Beijing by fast train. Over an hour’s journey away by car is Quzhou country. Here, staff and students from China Agricultural University’s Centre for Resources, Environment and … Continue reading

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Who pays the true cost of food? And when?

Earlier this month, for the first time, I tweeted my way through a conference. It was on true cost accounting for food and farming – #tcaconf. The talks are all on the organisers, Sustainable Food Trust’s, website. While everyone there … Continue reading

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