Located in Yunnan in the southwest of the country, the farming project will operate under the business name, Yunnan Avocado Agriculture Development Limited, and with an eventual goal of building out a fully integrated supply chain.
The Weekly Times has compiled a list of more than 900 properties, and their owners, who range from family farms to domestic and international corporate and investment institutions. The result? The big are getting bigger.
A group of Chinese businesspeople under the umbrella of the Jiangsu Huaxi Group consortium plan to invest US$6.2 million in a 2,000 ha grapefruit agricultural project in the central Mozambican province of Manica.
The Wanbao Mozambique rice farm, the largest of its kind undertaken by China in Africa, aims to develop 20,000 ha of farmland and contract with farmers in surrounding areas to grow crops over another 80,000 ha.
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 .