The zero growth policy and fertilizer innovations in China

Lu, Yuelai, McBey, David, Sylvester-Bradley, Roger and Thorman, Rachel (2017) The zero growth policy and fertilizer innovations in China. Fertilizer Focus. pp. 40-43.

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After nearly four decades of booming agricultural production, China has become one of the most food-secure countries in the world and can now claim to successfully feed its population of 1.36 bn. However, the long term sustainability of Chinese agricultural production and food security face several challenges: limited arable land, scarce water resources, degraded soil, low efficiency of input use and therefore low competiveness, pollution from crop and livestock production and increased food demand driven by dietary change to a more protein (i.e. meat) based diet.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 2 - zero hunger ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/zero_hunger
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Global Development (formerly School of International Development)
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Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2022 14:30
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2024 18:08

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