Posts Tagged ‘agriculture’

Water Scarcity in China: Urbanization, Food, and Energy

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 1:51 No Comments

Over the last couple of days there have been a couple of stories about water in China, and the fact that it is/ will be China’s primary limit to growth. As with many stories, they do not have the time to get into the nitty gritty or to present the problem in a way that […]

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IBM Pork Traceability Project. Disrupting Business as Usual in Shandong

Thursday, August 30, 2012 5:42 No Comments

Last year, Jack Ma said in an interview with Charlie Rose that the biggest business opportunities (in China) would be those that fix China’s problems, and if you have been following IBM in china they are clearly showing an interest. A statement I completely agree with, and as an example of where I feel foreign […]

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Soaring Meat Consumption in China Has Global Implications

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 1:06 2 Comments

After writing the piece China‚Äôs Energy Gaps Create Opportunities last week, a few different articles came across my RSS reader that highlighted the need for a food post as well. Food is one of those things that I do not think gets enough attention. There are certainly more than enough stories about food safety in […]

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Fresh Produce Logistics in China

Thursday, October 25, 2007 9:17 5 Comments

One of my very first projects in China involved a study of 400 farmers in the Jiangsu province bringing agriculture to market. My team at the time went through town after town and interviewed farmers, wet market buyers, truckers, and food processors to understand the process as it stood .. .and we used that to […]

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