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Helping #China’s smallholder #farmers: Science and Technology Backyards – a short video

Over the past few years I’ve been lucky enough to visit China a number of times – you can see my blogs from these trips here. On a couple of occasions I’ve visited some of China Agricultural University’s Science and … Continue reading

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Reducing #farmers’ #fertiliser use in N E #China: students live in villages, do experiments on the farm and support farmers.

I found myself in China again at the end of June taking part in an international workshop and a symposium on Agricultural Development Pathways for Smallholder Farmers in China. It was organised by Professor Fusou Zhang, Director of the Centre … Continue reading

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Sustainable intensification – miracle or mirage?

That was the title of a conference at the Royal Institute for International Affairs, Chatham House, in London on the 10th and 11th of December 2012. Because it was held under the Chatham House Rule you may find this a … Continue reading

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