China’s intensifying focus on food security | FT Food Revolution

Rapid urbanisation across the world’s second largest economy has meant less room for agriculture. China has become increasingly reliant on foreign suppliers like Brazil, and the FT’s Eleanor Olcott explains why Beijing is diversifying its sources of imported goods to protect the inflow of staples such as corn, soybeans and rice.

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