China adjusts "Go Global" agriculture program

China's foreign investment and cooperation in agriculture must recognize the "deep changes in the domestic and foreign environment," "seize opportunities" and "take the initiative" according to Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs officials .

Ces Chinois qui viennent dans nos campagnes

« Les achats de terres par les Chinois sont un épiphénomène qui a servi de révélateur à une question bien plus vaste : celui de la montée du phénomène sociétaire dans le monde agricole et de la financiarisation sans contrôle qui l’accompagne », souligne Jean-Baptiste Millard, du groupe de réflexion Saf agr’iDées.

Understanding China's foreign agriculture investments in the developing world

China’s investment in foreign agriculture totaled $26 billion in 2016, with investments in 100 countries. But this may just be the tip of the iceberg. A new report by the United States Department of Agriculture to understand both the scale and purpose of foreign investment in agriculture, forestry, and fisheries.

China’s agricultural investment abroad is rising

China’s agricultural investment abroad grew more than tenfold in less than a decade and parallels its emergence as a major importer of agricultural commodities. But the focus of investments are shifting from farming and raw materials to business acquisition.