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2nd Revision

Introduction

 
FAQ
  Why are China's food problems important for global reseach?
  Why is there a high potential for urbanization in China?
  What is the current level of fertility?
  How large is the area of cultivated land?
  Why was there a famine during the "Great Leap Foreward"?
  Does China still have land reserves for cultivation?
  Can China's farmers increase grain yields?
  Does China's agriculture have a water problem?
  Will China's agriculture suffer from climate change?
  What is China doing to modernize its agriculture and food industry?
  What is the major reason for the loss of cultivated land in China?
  Where did China experience the largest loss of cultivated land?
  Why is Lester R. Brown wrong in predicting that China cannot feed itself?
  What was China's Food Commodity Balance in 1996?
  What is a FAO Food Balance Sheet?
   
Revision 2.0 (First revision published in 1999)  - Copyright 2011 by Gerhard K. Heilig. All rights reserved. (First revision: Copyright 1999 by IIASA.)