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Can biotechnology solve China’s food security problem?

July 13, 2012

When talking about agriculture in China, you are likely hear two statistics over and over again: China is home to 22% of the world’s population and has less than 10% of the world’s arable land. In a country that has vowed to maintain 95% self-sufficiency in agriculture, this gap has put agricultural reform at the top of the China’s political agenda. And it makes China one of the prime spots in the world for the adoption of genetically modified (GM) crops.

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