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Insights into Chinese Agriculture

Authors:
Zhang, Yunhua
Evans, Curtis

ISBN:
978 981 13 1049 2
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
167
List price(s):
139.99 USD
99.99 GBP
109.99 EUR

Publication date:
18 July 2018

Short description: 

This book uses simple economic theories to explain how China's agricultural economic phenomena exists in reality. This is a unique book on agricultural science that fills an important gap in works on agricultural science and agricultural economics.

Full description: 

This book uses simple economic theories to explain how China's agricultural economic phenomena exists in reality. It also helps the reader to get a clear understanding of economic phenomena, insight into the hog cycle and food safety, as well as other economic and social phenomena. The language of this book is not only easy to understand, but also uses ancient poetry and humor to make the subject interesting, as it speaks to the history and current situation of Chinese agriculture. It also opens a window for the people to read about agriculture. This is a unique book on agricultural science that fills an important gap in works on agricultural science and agricultural economics.

Table of contents: 

Chapter 1 Does China Have Enough to Eat.- Chapter 2 The Problem of Food Safety.- Chapter 3 Rural Land System and Rights.- Chapter 4 Can Farming Make Money.- Chapter 5 Who Will Till the Land and How Will They Till It.

Biography: 

Zhang Yunhua is Deputy Director-General of the Rural Economy Research Department in the Development Research Center of the State Council. He is concurrently Deputy Director of the Poverty Alleviation Office of DRC, and is a Research Fellow, and PhD. His area of work are Agriculture economics, rural development, land systems and policies, grain policy, etc.Zhang Yunhua was awarded the 13th Sun Yefang Prize in Economic Science (as one of the winning writers of a treatise); the 15th Sun Yefang Prize in Economic Science (as one of the writers of a specialized book); and was twice awarded the first prize for research on Chinese development and the Special Award for research on the topic of the State Council's Second National Agricultural Census.

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