Technology and China’s Offshore Farms (via Silicon Hutong)

A worthwhile read and of special interest to me as I teach “ag ” students who may be going to Africa in the near future. Thanks to @wolfgroupasia for the update.

In the Hutong Thinking “Tortillas” 1433 hrs. Analysis of China’s resource dependence – a primary driver of the nation’s effort to extend its commercial ties overseas and to create an expeditionary People’s Liberation Army – tends to focus on mineral wealth. But in a superb analysis of China’s growing food imports, T. Marc Schober, who blogs at Farmland Forecast, calls to our attention how strategic commodities are now starting to include corn, so … Read More

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